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    Can the preposition 'up' be left out in the following sentence?

    1. I shall ring you up tomorrow.

    2. When is the best time to ring you up?

    3. Henry rang up his doctor to find out the results.

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    Re: ring up

    Quote Originally Posted by spenser View Post
    Can the preposition 'up' be left out in the following sentence?

    1. I shall ring you up tomorrow.

    2. When is the best time to ring you up?

    3. Henry rang up his doctor to find out the results.
    Ring up is a phrasal verb meaning phone or call smb.up.
    In my opinion, the best choice is ring up.

    You can also say : I shall give you a ring tomorrow.

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