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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
1. (to sound familiar) (figurative)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
Do you know someone named Claudia Miller? - It doesn't ring a bell.¿Conoces a alguien que se llama Claudia Miller? - No me suena.
2. (to make noise with a bell)
a. hacer sonar una campana
The cook rings a bell when the food is ready.El cocinero hace sonar una campana cuando la comida está lista.
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