I called it “ding-dong diplomacy”; Governor Richardson wisely pointed out that “basketball diplomacy” is better than none.
However, ding-dong stuck stoutly to his story that he had seen something move and had fired at it, whereupon it had vanished.
Now we'll see a ding-dong finish, if the Black doesn't show a streak of yellow.
I stayed for the night, while the wind and the rat and the sash and the window-bolt played a ding-dong "hundred and fifty up."
But ding-dong, though deliberate in his speech, was quick in action.
The pole of the latter vehicle was then led over the tonneau of the auto and Joe and ding-dong deputed to steer.
Cal was to stay and guard the camp with ding-dong for a companion.
And she would sing like a funeral bell, with a ding-dong tune.
A moment had passed when the ding-dong of a bell reached her ears.
It mingled with a shout of alarm from ding-dong, who had now stopped rolling, but was not yet on his feet.
Vigorous and spirited; knock-down-drag-out •Used adverbially, ''with a will,'' by 1672: A ding-dong battle is in prospect (1870+)