Ring around 打一圈电话

更新时间 2012年 2月 28日, 星期二 - 格林尼治标准时间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.


短语 to ring around 指给很多人打电话。



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).

新展示的奥运五环标志意味着离开幕式还有150天。高11米宽25米,这个巨大的奥运五环直立于一艘平船上, 走水路从伦敦桥开到泰晤士河水闸,途经伦敦多处名胜景点,包括塔桥。

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.


另外有一个很相似的短语 run rings around, 但意思完全不一样,指很容易击败某人。

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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