ring in


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ring in

Austral informal a horse that serves as a substitute
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"It's the same characters who ring in every week and they're all morons, really."
Many hardened skivers don't bother calling in themselves - 40 per cent got someone else to ring in for them, usually a long-suffering partner.
Whitner dropped the ring in a snowbank upon seeing the police.
"Ring ins", as we call them, let us know about things like fires, murders, accidents within minutes of them happening.