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RING A BELL (with sb)

ring – rang – rung

Дословный перевод – “звонить в колокольчик”

meaning: sounds familiar
details: you’ve heard it before
but now you can’t remember what/who exactly it is

What can ring a bell?…

The name / the description / the animal / the situation

– Do you know Sean Connery? He’s a Hollywood actor.
The name rings a bell with me, but I can’t remember his appearance and his films…
Your description of that place rings a bell, but I’m not sure if I’ve ever been there. Can you show me a picture of it?
Whenever I see a bee, it rings a bell because I was stung by one 10 years ago and I ended up in a hospital.




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