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Ring up   /rɪŋ əp/   Listen
Ring up

verb
1.
To perform and record a sale on a cash register.






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"Ring up" Quotes from Famous Books



... admitted, "but just you ring up and ask him. Then, if we find that he sold that gold and silver stock we take a chance ...
— Potash & Perlmutter - Their Copartnership Ventures and Adventures • Montague Glass

... took me on her knee, and leaned her face agin mine, and said I was the best child in all the world, and she hoped yet to see the time that I'd hev as nice shoes and other things as I deserved. I slipped the ring up and down her finger, as she held me so, a-talkin' to me, and at last I said, 'This ring is too big, mother; what made you get such a big one?' And then she said, 'Your father give it to me long ago, my child, and it wa'n't ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 121, November, 1867 • Various

... did; and they knew plenty of other things besides. We've not seen the end of it with those fellows. There's no time to lose. Ring up!" ...
— The Teeth of the Tiger • Maurice Leblanc

... own) in the newspapers. It seemed that he had made a gallant spurt into the road, and there paid the penalty of his rashness by a sudden incapacity to move another inch. It had eventually taken him twenty minutes to creep back to locked doors, and another ten to ring up the inmates. His description of my personal appearance, as reported in the papers, is the only thing that reconciles me to the thought of his sufferings during ...
— A Thief in the Night • E. W. Hornung

... made my way to the head of the column, where Bowman's company had broken ranks and stood in a ring up to their thighs in the grass. In the centre of the ring, standing on one foot before our angry Colonel, ...
— The Crossing • Winston Churchill

... him th' innumerable crowd of armed prayers Knock'd at the gates of heav'n, and knock'd aloud; The first well-meaning rude petitioners All for his life assail'd the throne; All would have brib'd the skies by off'ring up their own. So great a throng not heav'n itself could bar; 'Twas almost borne by force, as in the giants' war. The pray'rs, at least, for his reprieve were heard: His death, like ...
— Lives of the Poets, Vol. 1 • Samuel Johnson

... legs we used to fling Limber-jointed in the dance, When we heard the fiddle ring Up the curtain of Romance, And in crowded public halls Played with hearts like jugglers'-balls.— Feats of mountebanks, depend!— Tom ...
— Green Fields and Running Brooks, and Other Poems • James Whitcomb Riley

... had awful good times den, 'cause de white folkses at de big house give us plenty of goodies for Chris'mas week and us had fidlin' and dancin'. Us would ring up de gals and run all 'round 'em playin' dem ring-'round-de-rosie games. Us had more good times at corn shuckin's, and Old Marster allus had a little toddy to give us den to ...
— Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves - Georgia Narratives, Part 3 • Works Projects Administration

... Saltash promptly. "Now listen a moment! We've done with this show. It's played out. We'll ring up on another. You've got to change your name again. I'm telling everyone you're ...
— Charles Rex • Ethel M. Dell



Words linked to "Ring up" :   put down, enter, record



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