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  1. Anonymous

    the security alarm is ringing

    The security alarm is "ringing"?

    Which verb should be used here? Ringing is for telephone, for security
    alarm, what verbs can be used to describe the sounding?


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    We can use 'go off' for alarms. but you can also use 'ring'.

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