Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Ring"

The meaning of "Ring" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does waiting on your ring mean?
A: esperando tu llamada
Q: What does ring off mean?
A: @prominencial It can mean "end a telephone call".
Q: What does ring the papers mean?
A: I'm watching it now, save me the time, what time roughly was it at?

It's cockney londoner english, I don't know the context, but judging they mean

somethings happened, we will have to tell the news paper, tell the media, telephone the news paper, 'ring the papers' is a short way to say it in a time before twitter lol

Or, ring the papers as in mark the horses in the paper as winner, I notice they talk about horse betting a fair bit in this
Q: What does can you ring it up for me? mean?
A: "Can you ring it up for me" is what you say to the cashier at a store when you want to make a purchase.

This means when you buy something, saying "can you ring it up" is the same thing as saying "can you please get my purchase ready so I can pay?"
Q: What does "do the ring" in 879 mean?
A: To go around the entire track in seven minutes.

Example sentences using "Ring"

Q: Please show me example sentences with ring a bell (remember).
A: “Oh! That rings a bell.”
“Does this song ring a bell?”
“That book title rings a bell.”
It just means to trigger/help you remember a memory.
Q: Please show me example sentences with ring true.
A: He said that he's been studying hard, but looking at his work that doesn't ring true.

Would it ring true if I said that I didn't turn up because I was ill?
Q: Please show me example sentences with to ring .
A: "I am ringing a bell"
"The bell will ring at exactly 4pm"
"There's a ringing in my ears"
"He rings the bell twice before entering"
"She had rung the bell"
Q: Please show me example sentences with ring someone /// ring someone up.
A: "I will ring you tomorrow."
This is very old fashioned. Instead say "I will call you tomorrow"
Q: Please show me example sentences with ring true.
A: "She told me her side of the story, but it just didn't ring true. I think she is just making things up."

Synonyms of "Ring" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I don't see no ring on her finger. and I don't see the ring on her finger. ?
A: 'I don't see no ring on her finger'
This is street slang speak and is not strictly speaking using correct grammar. You would only use it speaking casually with friends, and usually, people would be speaking in the same way e.g. 'I ain't bothered' instead of 'I'm not bothered', or 'I don't see no problem with that' instead of 'I don't see any problem with that'.

The correct way of saying it would be:
'I don't see a ring on her finger'
'I don't see any ring on her finger'
Q: What is the difference between she rang me up and she rang me through ?
A: In a store they are the same. It means she added up the value of your purchases.

'rang me up' can also mean 'she called you', eg. on the telephone. 'rang me through' cannot mean this.
Q: What is the difference between ring and surround ?
A:

No

I know that people say "ringed", but to me it sounds like something a child says

Still - no difference
Q: What is the difference between Your ring and That ring of yours ?
A: "Your ring "is normally used in phrases that are statements.
Par exemple:
Your ring is red
Ou
That is your ring.

"That ring of yours?" Is more interrogative almost like a question
Such as:
Do you have that ring of yours?
Q: What is the difference between ring a bell and familiar face ?
A: A familiar face always refers to a PERSON. (familiar FACE). If something rings a bell, it is a THING, usually an object or event, not a person. Also, we don't usually say "familiar face" in conversation. For example, "Do I know that guy? He looks familiar." vs. "Have you heard of Kwanzaa?" "It rings a bell, but I'm not sure."

Translations of "Ring"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? ring Kon se ungli m phna jata h
A: In which finger i should wear ring
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? This ring for pool
A: Although it is plastic we call it a rubber ring. : )
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What does ring false/true meaning?
A: ring true = It seems to be true. :)

I've never heard "ring false" but I assume it means, "Seems not to be true."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ring a bell
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Ring"

Q: "He is going to create a ring based on this drawing" Does this sentence sounds natural? does this sound natural?
A: it sound more natural instead of based on
Q: This ring was given me. does this sound natural?
A: This ring was given to me.
Q: "he was fumbling around for the ring, but at the moment someone smashed him in the back of the head with an iron club. he passed out." does this sound natural?
A: At that moment is more specific to the time. It would be similar to using at the same time but truthfully you could also use "when" and it makes sense as well.

"he was fumbling around for the ring when someone smashed him in the back of the head with an iron club and he passed out."

A bit simpler but it makes sense.
Q: What did he say?
ring or wring?
A: hm, I guess that's what that means. maybe it's short for "ring a bell" which means to sound familiar. "I'm not sure if I've seen that movie, but the description rings a bell"
Q: What is it's meaning? "ring in the holidays"
A: It's a phrase commonly used in the USA during December around the Christmas holidays. "Ring in the holidays" is like saying "celebrate the holidays"

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