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ring the changes

Definition of ring the changes

British

  1. :  to make changes in order to do something differently, make it more interesting, etc. <The team's manager rang the changes at halftime so that more players would have a chance to play.>



Word by Word Definitions

ringplay
  1. :  a circular band for holding, connecting, hanging, pulling, packing, or sealing

    :  a circlet usually of precious metal worn especially on the finger

    :  a circular line, figure, or object

  1. :  to provide with a ring

    :  to place or form a ring around :  encircle

    :  girdle

  1. :  to sound resonantly or sonorously

    :  to be filled with a reverberating sound :  resound

    :  to have the sensation of being filled with a humming sound

  1. :  a set of bells

    :  a clear resonant sound made by or resembling that made by vibrating metal

    :  resonant tone :  sonority

changeplay changes
  1. :  to make different in some particular :  alter

    :  to make radically different :  transform

    :  to give a different position, course, or direction to

  1. : :  the act, process, or result of changing: as

    :  alteration

    :  transformation


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