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Ring

A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.

ring

See pit.
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PUPILS who ran rings around their school security system to access "inappropriate material" - including pornography -have now been banned from using the internet at St Thomas More RC High School in North Shields.
His dramatic scores ran rings around the Harry Potter film soundtracks by John Williams, which came in at number 57.
BEDWAS ran rings around visiting Blackwood who played most of the game a man short after the sending off of highly experienced centre Roger Bidgood.
Marion Jones and Maurice Greene ran rings around their Olympic rivals, handling the burden of expectations and the challenges of the planet's toughest competition to win gold medals in the men's and women's 100-meter dashes at the Sydney Olympics on Saturday.
Holland have eight men in the 50, followed by France, Italy and Portugal - including the midfield quartet who ran rings around England - with seven each.
It is clear that banks ran rings around the Government and the Finance Department in the weeks before the bailout.