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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishringerring‧er /ˈrɪŋə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 DLHsomeone who rings church bells or hand bells2 a piece of equipment that makes a ringing noise Turn down the ringer on your phone.3 someone who pretends not to have a skill that they really have, in order to play on a team, enter a competition etc dead ringer
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ringerA couple of professional ballplayers were brought in as ringers for the softball game.The bell ringers have made their celebrations heard.But as incredible as it seems, this wine is a dead ringer for a $ 60 Chateau Beaucastel Vieilles Vignes.His real name was Harvey Pepper, a 23-year-old native of Montreal, who was a dead ringer for Dustin.The other two ringers were already there.
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