ring out

phrasal verb

rang out; rung out; ringing out; rings out
: to be heard loudly and clearly
A shot rang out.
Cheers rang out as the winner was announced.

Examples of ring out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chiefs fans ran for their lives as shots rang out around Union Station after the Chiefs Super Bowl parade Wednesday afternoon. Eleanor Nash, Kansas City Star, 15 Feb. 2024 Bronx subway shooting victims treated at St. Barnabas Hospital 01:16 Witnesses said there were about a dozen people on the platform when the shots rang out, including children. Jesse Zanger, Lisa Rozner, CBS News, 12 Feb. 2024 There were definitely some not-Swifties in the crowd; boos rang out in San Jose when the camera cut to the superstar, watching the game with friends in a luxury box. Harriet Blair Rowan, The Mercury News, 12 Feb. 2024 This week’s chord change is the 16th to occur in the performance so far, reports ARTnews’ Karen K. Ho, taking place exactly two years after the previous chord change, which rang out on February 5, 2022. Sonja Anderson, Smithsonian Magazine, 9 Feb. 2024 Gunshots rang out just before midnight Friday at a vacant skyscraper that taggers recently covered in graffiti across the street from Crypto.com Arena in downtown Los Angeles, authorities said. Ben Poston, Los Angeles Times, 3 Feb. 2024 Videos posted on social media in recent days show crowds of people in Gaza City rushing toward aid trucks, then fleeing as shots ring out. Claire Parker, Washington Post, 17 Jan. 2024 The gunshots rang out at 8:13 a.m., echoing across the high school football field and middle school garden. Emily Baumgaertner, New York Times, 20 Dec. 2023 Seconds later, shots rang out from a window on the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository Building. Brayden Garcia, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 26 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Ring out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ring%20out. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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