ring up sth

ring up sth
UK US ring up sth
Phrasal Verb with ring({{}}/rɪŋ/ verb (rang, rung)
FINANCE to record a particular profit or loss: »

California saw its businesses ring up $129.7 billion in foreign sales.

FINANCE to spend a particular amount in total: »

He managed to ring up $58,000 in personal expenses.

COMMERCE to enter or record the cost of goods in a cash register : »

When they ring it up, it comes to $150.

»

Cash registers ring up a sale every 90 seconds in the two-story air-conditioned restaurant.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • ring around something — ˌring ˈround (sb/sth) | ˌring aˈround (sb/sth) derived (BrE) to telephone a number of people in order to organize sth or to get some information, etc • I rang round all the travel agents in the area. Main entry: ↑ring …   Useful english dictionary

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