ring back


ring back
ring back
to call back on the telephone. •

No, there's no message. I'll ring back later.

She's not here now. I suggest you ring back after dinner.


Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • ring back — 1. To telephone (a previous caller) in response to his or her call 2. To follow up a telephone call with a second one • • • Main Entry: ↑ring * * * ˌring ˈback | ˌring sbˈback derived (BrE …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring-back — see ring n.2 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring back — phrasal verb Word forms ring back : present tense I/you/we/they ring back he/she/it rings back present participle ringing back past tense rang back past participle rung back British 1) [intransitive] to phone someone again I ll ring back later.… …   English dictionary

  • ring back — UK US ring (sb) back Phrasal Verb with ring({{}}/rɪŋ/ verb (rang, rung) ► [I or T] COMMUNICATIONS to call someone again on the phone especially after they have called you or after you called them previously but they were not available: »Do you… …   Financial and business terms

  • ring back — PHRASAL VERB: no passive If you ring someone back, you phone them either because they phoned you earlier and you were not there or because you did not finish an earlier telephone conversation. [mainly BRIT] [V P] Tell her I ll ring back in a few… …   English dictionary

  • ˌring ˈback — phrasal verb British to phone someone again I ll ring back later.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • ring back — verb a) To return a phone call. John called. He asked for you to ring him back as soon as you arrived. b) To make another phone call to the same person. I had to ring you back because I forgot to ask you something important …   Wiktionary

  • Ring Back Tone — Personal Ring Back Tone Personal Ring Back Tone (littéralement « sonnerie de retour ») est un service téléphonique plus connu sous l acronyme PRBT. Ce type de service vient de Corée du Sud, où 70 % des possesseurs de mobile l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Personal Ring Back Tone — (littéralement « sonnerie de retour ») est un service téléphonique plus connu sous l acronyme PRBT. Ce type de service vient de Corée du Sud, où 70 % des possesseurs de mobile l utilisent déjà. Les tonalités musicales pour appelant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Automatic ring back — is a service offered by phone companies.Normally, when a person s line is busy, one has to call back every few minutes to check if their line is free yet. With automatic ring back, a code can be dialed into the telephone keypad to enable ringback …   Wikipedia

  • ring somebody back — ˌring ˈback | ˌring sbˈback derived (BrE) to telephone sb again, for example because they were not there when you called earlier, or to return a call they made to you • He isn t here now could you ring back later? • I ll ask Simon to ring you… …   Useful english dictionary


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