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  • n  a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
  • n  one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
  • v  sound loudly and sonorously
  • v  ring or echo with sound
  • v  make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification
  • v  get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
  • v  extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
  • v  attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify

  • But wages are just part of the problem for workers in bottom-rung jobs.
  • After 1949, when Party membership suddenly turned from a dangerous liability into the first rung on a new ladder to success, millions rushed to sign up while Liu, who had dared to .
  • All told, there's only one monarch in music whose title has never rung false and still holds up and that's Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul.
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  • Bulls win Del Mar Little League AAA Championship
    It was an exciting game, as the Bulls’ Joey Stack opened the game throwing strikes. But the Wahoos’ hot bats rung up 5 runs in the top of the first. The Bulls responded with 3 runs to end the first inning.
    June 11, 2013 - Del Mar Times
  • Holy Iron Man! Marvel zaps DC at box office
    So the answer to an age-old question has been settled — Iron Man can kick Batman’s behind. At least at the box office. In fact, Iron Man and the rest of his Marvel superheroes have rung up 47 percent higher average box office receipts than Batman and his fellow DC...
    June 11, 2013 - New York Post
  • LEGION: Muscovitch leads Bulldogs past Exeter
    BUCKTOWN - NorChester right-hander Steven Muscovitch had some tough acts to follow when he took the mound for Saturday afternoon's Berks County Legion League game at Wildcat Stadium after the Bulldog pitching staff had blanked two opponents in a row and rung up 22 consecutive scoreless innings. But Muscovitch was up to the task as he added seven goose eggs to the string before calling it a day ...
    June 9, 2013 - The Mercury

  • Ricky Rudd in USA Today
    We've got a lot of people who are born on third base and think they've hit a triple. America loves an underdog. America loves people who have had to struggle and for whom every rung of the ladder has been sometimes three rungs up and two back down,... Mike Huckabee Washington Post Jan 28, 2007 85144 113423 rung Right now they're on the bottom rung of technology and they can quickly move to the top rung," Rudd said. "If I was in my 30s, somebody like David Gilliland, this would be a great opportunity. If you can wait it out, it's going to eventually...
  • Todd Fedoruk in Forbes
    I'm a little sore but I'm fine right now,Fedoruk said in a statement. "I remember everything. I looked at him and he said, 'Let's go.' He knocked me out on the way down. When I got off the ice I woke up. I guess I got my bell rung."

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