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Phrasal Verbs

ring back

This page is about the phrasal verb ring back

British and Australian English

Meaning

to return a telephone call or to call again later

Synonym

call back

For example

  • ring sb back I'll ask Mr. Smith to ring you back when he's free.

  • ring sb back He said he'd ring me back in ten minutes.

Variety

This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

I'll tell my boss to ring you back when

a. I have free time

b. he has free time

c. you have free time

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