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ring back

(adverb) to return a telephone call (to)
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  • Surely, some great hero must come who will be brave enough to slay the dragon and give the ring back to its rightful owners.

  • She just gave him his ring back and he went home that night.

    Georgina's Service Stars Annie Fellows Johnston
  • Oh, why was I not brave enough to give the ring back to the Rhine-children!

  • I gave the King's ring back to him with a smile of superiority.

    Latitude 19 degree Mrs. Schuyler Crowninshield
  • Then, handing the ring back, Broussard studied Lawrence's haggard face.

    Betty at Fort Blizzard Molly Elliot Seawell
  • Dexie slipped the ring back on her finger, and shook her head.

    Miss Dexie Stanford Eveleth
  • "It was like this," she began, slipping the ring back on to the third finger.

    The Sixth Sense Stephen McKenna
  • "Better put that ring back in the show case, Hollings," concluded Mr. Burton.

  • Kitty's high, clear laugh seemed to ring back into the house.

    The Marriage of William Ashe Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • I put the ring back under the breast of my shirt and got up and tried the door.

    Latitude 19 degree Mrs. Schuyler Crowninshield

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