English version

ring round (somebody)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishring round (somebody) phrasal verb British EnglishTCTto make telephone calls to a group of people, in order to organize something, find out information etc I’ll ring round to see whether anyone’s interested in coming with us. She rang round all the agencies. ring→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
ring round Somebody thought of it at an editorial conference, and Muggins here had to ring round all these celebrities to get comments.And most parents have found themselves desperately ringing round friends and family trying to find a babysitter.
From Longman Business Dictionaryring round somebody phrasal verb [intransitive, transitive] British English to make telephone calls to a group of people, in order to organize something, find out information etcI’ll ring round to see whether anyone’s interested in coming with us.She rang round all the agencies. ring→ See Verb table
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Verb table
ring
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyring
he, she, itrings
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrang
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rung
he, she, ithas rung
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rung
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rung
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ringing
he, she, itis ringing
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you, we, theyare ringing
Past
I, he, she, itwas ringing
you, we, theywere ringing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ringing
he, she, ithas been ringing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ringing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ringing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ringing
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Verb table
ring
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyring
he, she, itrings
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyringed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ringed
he, she, ithas ringed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ringed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ringed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ringing
he, she, itis ringing
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you, we, theyare ringing
Past
I, he, she, itwas ringing
you, we, theywere ringing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ringing
he, she, ithas been ringing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ringing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ringing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ringing
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