Meaning of RINGING in English

RINGING

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

tone

She went back to the telephone, dialled Sybil's number and waited for the ringing tone .

She dialled the number carefully and heard the distant ringing tone .

Newman gripped the phone tightly, listening to the ringing tone .

He listened to the ringing tone repeated for more than a minute before he gave up.

The ringing tone came: once, twice, six times ... Out, she thought.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be ringing off the hook

The phone was ringing off the hook here all weekend.

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