Phrasal Verbs with 'Ring'

Ring back

Return a phonecall

Example: I phoned and left a message this morning but she still hasn't RUNG me BACK.

Ring in

Telephone to inform or confirm something

Example: I RANG IN and told them I would be late.

Ring off

Finish a phone conversation

Example: Dave RANG OFF guiltily when he saw his boss coming.

Ring out

Make a sudden loud sound

Example: Two shots RANG OUT and then we heard a scream.

Ring round

Telephone a number of people, usually to try to get some information

Example: I RANG ROUND to see if anyone knew where she'd gone.

Ring up


Example: Helen RANG me UP earlier.

Ring up

Achieve an amount or number

Example: They RANG UP several victories.

Ring up

Enter figures into a till or cash register

Example: They RANG UP the bill for the groceries.

Ring with

When a place is full of a loud sound

Example: The room RANG WITH their laughter.