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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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What is the new leader going to do about the situation wherein former Third World universities are running rings around Welsh universities in terms of protecting their intellectual property for the benefit of their nations?
Today Shaun cunningly disguises himself as the farmer and starts bossing Bitzer around, soon all the sheep are running rings around the unfortunate dog, until he begins to work things out.
Ledesma scored a hat-trick against Carlisle in the Carling Cup and the 20-year-old playmaker was a class apart again in the first-half, running rings around Bristol City's defenders.
Colonel Sanders is running rings around Ronald McDonald in the PRC, where chicken is as familiar as apple pie, but beef is seen as a foreign commodity.
Ex-Saints boss Souness will get an evil reception from the fiery Fratton faithful, and he'll love every minute of it, just as he'll love his classy midfield running rings around Portsmouth's middle four.
And if you're sitting in the stands as your child is running rings around his teammates, ``You can get a false impression of how good your kid is,'' says Cox, an elementary-school physical education teacher in Des Moines, Iowa.
His complacent superiority almost makes you want to cheer for clever Melita, running rings around the oafs who employed her.
But these fixers and frauds inside that Beltway are running rings around poor old Clinton and it's open season on just plain folk.