ding-dong

[ US /ˈdɪŋˈdɔŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the noise made by a bell
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How To Use ding-dong In A Sentence

  • A proposal to convert an old fire bell in the loft of Marlborough Town Hall into a chiming clock has councillors in a right old ding-dong.
  • The King of Spain knows this ground and its quirks well enough, but this was a test of character after the press ding-dong of the past week.
  • But it came only after a ding-dong struggle that was finally settled at the 40th hole, equalling the longest match in the championship's history.
  • Go and have a look, and please comment -- Frank has called for non-US readers to comment as most of the ding-dong is from within the US. Libraries
  • What commenced is what history will record as Barack Obama's Big Jobs pitch, a rousing ding-dong wood shedding -- this president's finest in more than a calendar year and by far the most passionate a mostly dispassionate leader has given since taking office. James Campion: The Joe Cool Double-Reverse Hail Mary
  • He said: ‘It was a ding-dong battle and a game that had just about everything - everything that is good and everything that is bad.’
  • Three hundred and ten riders, representing 31 nations, are entered across the three disciplines, with cross country arguably offering spectators the best prospect of a ding-dong battle among the leaders.
  • It's not a full-blown ding-dong, but a mid-level verbal skirmish, the sort of thing that lies behind many a loving relationship.
  • Indeed, the advantage had swung one way and then the other and the lead had changed hands four times between two well matched sides during the ding-dong battle.
  • The final score after a ding-dong encounter was 2-13 to 3-9 with St. Gerard's shading the verdict by a single point.
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