Ring around 打一圈電話

更新時間 2012年 2月 28日, 星期二 - 格林尼治標準時間18:21
Giant Olympic rings floating on the River Thames.

Giant Olympic rings were launched onto the River Thames on Tuesday 28 February to mark 150 days until the start of the London Games. Photo by Lewis Whyld.


短語 to ring around 指給很多人打電話。



The Olympic Rings above were launched to mark 150 days until the opening of the Games. They measured 11m by 25m and travelled on a barge from London Bridge to the Thames Barrier, passing some of London's most iconic landmarks, including Tower Bridge (above).

新展示的奧運五環標誌意味著離開幕式還有150天。高11米寬25米,這個巨大的奧運五環直立於一艘平船上, 走水路從倫敦橋開到泰晤士河水閘,途經倫敦多處名勝景點,包括塔橋。

Last Valentine's Day, I spent the whole day ringing round all the florists in West London. They had all sold out of red roses!

Let's organise a surprise party for Lisa! You ring round her friends and I'll send an email to her family.


另外有一個很相似的短語 run rings around, 但意思完全不一樣,指很容易擊敗某人。

United are going to thrash Arsenal at the weekend. You wait and see... they'll run rings round them.

When it comes to customer satisfaction, we've run rings around our competitors for years.


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