have a hollow ring

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Definition of have a hollow ring

: to seem untruthful or insincere Their promises have a hollow ring.

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“Have a hollow ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20hollow%20ring. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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