ring in

phrasal verb
rang in; rung in; ringing in; rings in

Definition of ring in

1 : to celebrate the beginning of (something, such as a new year) How did you ring in the new millennium? We're going to New York to ring in the New Year.
2 chiefly British : to make a telephone call to a place (such as the place where one works) She was feeling too ill to go to the office yesterday so she rang in sick.
3 : to make a telephone call to a radio or television program Thousands of people rang in to make a donation.

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“Ring in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring%20in. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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