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ring in

vb (adverb)
1. (Telecommunications) (intr) chiefly Brit to report to someone by telephone
2. (tr) to accompany the arrival of with bells (esp in the phrase ring in the new year)
3. (Horse Racing) (tr) Austral to substitute (a horse) fraudulently for another horse in a race
4. (tr) informal Austral and NZ to recruit or include (a person)
n
5. (Horse Racing) informal Austral a horse that serves as a substitute
6. informal Austral and NZ a person or thing that is not normally a member of a particular group; outsider
Translations

w>ring in

vi
(esp Brit Telec) → sich telefonisch melden (→ to in +dat)
(US: = clock in) → (zu Beginn der Arbeit) stempeln or stechen
vt sep to ring in the New Yeardas neue Jahr einläuten
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That is why they ring in to demand their chairman be more ambitious and buy the best players, but also complain that footballers are paid too much these days.
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NORTHBRIDGE - Police said they have broken up a stolen property ring in which electronic items were stolen from cars across Worcester County and resold on the street during the past seven months.