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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.
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ring

See pit.
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<p>"My phone has been ringing off the hook," said Jonathon Davidson, the managing partner of MAC Davidson and Associates in Dubai.
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"All the phones in our office are ringing off the hook today," said Lee Jong-hun, a sales clerk at an A-Meat store in eastern Seoul, said.
DeVries' phone has lately been ringing off the hook as dozens of municipalities look to follow Berkeley's lead.
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Hope (right), who presides over his third Derby, is looking forward to another top-class renewal, and has his fingers crossed that the phones will be ringing off the hook today, as he stated: "There was a host of dogs due to run in Tuesday's trial stakes, and over 70 Derby possibles trialing this morning, so I'm looking to pick up plenty of entries.
Incidents of anti-social behaviour, from noise to vandalism have grown to such an extent that local councillors' telephones have been ringing off the hook.
Pictures of them were shown in the magazine and the phone started ringing off the hook. We now provide favors for an average of 40 weddings, anniversaries and parties a month, and it generates about one-third of our company's revenues."
Shortly after the Variety rave appeared, Black Walk's phone started ringing off the hook. "That review really started everything," says Warren P.
"The phone is ringing off the hook and we can't hire and train people fast enough."
You're feeling bad not because of the gridlock or the phone ringing off the hook, but because you've forgotten the most important thing in your life.