give a bell


give a bell
Australian Slang
to ring someone on the phone

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  • give a bell — give (someone) a bell Brit informal : to call someone on the telephone I ll give you a bell [=give you a call] tomorrow. • • • Main Entry: ↑bell …   Useful english dictionary

  • give a bell — give (someone) a bell British & Australian, informal to telephone someone. Give me a bell when you get home so I know you re OK …   New idioms dictionary

  • Give a bell — to ring someone on the phone …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Bell's theorem — is a theorem that shows that the predictions of quantum mechanics (QM) are not intuitive, and touches upon fundamental philosophical issues that relate to modern physics. It is the most famous legacy of the late physicist John S. Bell. Bell s… …   Wikipedia

  • give someone a bell — (slang) To telephone someone • • • Main Entry: ↑bell * * * give someone a bell british informal phrase to phone someone Thesaurus: using a telephonehyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • bell — ► NOUN 1) a deep inverted metal cup that sounds a clear musical note when struck. 2) a device that buzzes or rings to give a signal. 3) (bells) a musical instrument consisting of a set of metal tubes, played by being struck. 4) Nautical the time… …   English terms dictionary

  • bell — W3S2 [bel] n [: Old English; Origin: belle] 1.) a piece of electrical equipment that makes a ringing sound, used as a signal or to get someone s attention ring/press the bell ▪ He rang the bell and waited for someone to answer the door. ▪ She… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bell — Bell, n. [AS. belle, fr. bellan to bellow. See {Bellow}.] 1. A hollow metallic vessel, usually shaped somewhat like a cup with a flaring mouth, containing a clapper or tongue, and giving forth a ringing sound on being struck. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bell arch — Bell Bell, n. [AS. belle, fr. bellan to bellow. See {Bellow}.] 1. A hollow metallic vessel, usually shaped somewhat like a cup with a flaring mouth, containing a clapper or tongue, and giving forth a ringing sound on being struck. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bell cage — Bell Bell, n. [AS. belle, fr. bellan to bellow. See {Bellow}.] 1. A hollow metallic vessel, usually shaped somewhat like a cup with a flaring mouth, containing a clapper or tongue, and giving forth a ringing sound on being struck. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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