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I was in New York. Hitchcock was in California. He rang me to make a report on his progress and said, I'm having trouble. I've just sacked my second screenwriter.
Patricia Highsmith

Meaning of "rang" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RANG

rang  [ræŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RANG

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rang is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb rang in English.

WHAT DOES RANG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Rang

Rang is a Bollywood film directed by Talat Jani and starring Jeetendra, Amrita Singh, Kamal Sadanah, Ayesha Jhulka and Divya Bharti in one of her last film appearances. She died before the film was released and it was dedicated to her memory. Due to the sudden demise, a double completed a few of Divya's scenes in the film. The film was a box office hit due to the sudden death of legendary actress Divya Bharti.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO RANG

PRESENT

Present
I ring
you ring
he/she/it rings
we ring
you ring
they ring
Present continuous
I am ringing
you are ringing
he/she/it is ringing
we are ringing
you are ringing
they are ringing
Present perfect
I have rung
you have rung
he/she/it has rung
we have rung
you have rung
they have rung
Present perfect continuous
I have been ringing
you have been ringing
he/she/it has been ringing
we have been ringing
you have been ringing
they have been ringing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I rang
you rang
he/she/it rang
we rang
you rang
they rang
Past continuous
I was ringing
you were ringing
he/she/it was ringing
we were ringing
you were ringing
they were ringing
Past perfect
I had rung
you had rung
he/she/it had rung
we had rung
you had rung
they had rung
Past perfect continuous
I had been ringing
you had been ringing
he/she/it had been ringing
we had been ringing
you had been ringing
they had been ringing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will ring
you will ring
he/she/it will ring
we will ring
you will ring
they will ring
Future continuous
I will be ringing
you will be ringing
he/she/it will be ringing
we will be ringing
you will be ringing
they will be ringing
Future perfect
I will have rung
you will have rung
he/she/it will have rung
we will have rung
you will have rung
they will have rung
Future perfect continuous
I will have been ringing
you will have been ringing
he/she/it will have been ringing
we will have been ringing
you will have been ringing
they will have been ringing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would rang
you would rang
he/she/it would rang
we would rang
you would rang
they would rang
Conditional continuous
I would be ringing
you would be ringing
he/she/it would be ringing
we would be ringing
you would be ringing
they would be ringing
Conditional perfect
I would have rang
you would have rang
he/she/it would have rang
we would have rang
you would have rang
they would have rang
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been ringing
you would have been ringing
he/she/it would have been ringing
we would have been ringing
you would have been ringing
they would have been ringing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you ring
we let´s ring
you ring
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to ring
Past participle
rung
Present Participle
ringing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RANG

ranga
rangatira
rangatiratanga
range
range light
range of significance
range pole
rangefinder
rangefinding
rangeland
ranger
Ranger Guide
rangership
rangi
rangier
rangiest
rangily
ranginess
ranging pole

WORDS THAT END LIKE RANG

bang
big bang
Chang
dang
fang
gang
gangbang
hang
kang
lang
Malang
mang
mustang
nang
orang
sang
tang
wang
with a bang
Yang

Synonyms and antonyms of rang in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RANG»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «rang» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of rang

Translation of «rang» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RANG

Find out the translation of rang to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rang from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rang» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rang
570 millions of speakers

English

rang
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बजी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

звенел
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rang
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রাং
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rang
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berbunyi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rang
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鳴った
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

울렸다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

rang
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரங்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रंज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

rang
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rang
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rang
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дзвенів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rang
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χτύπησε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rang
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rang
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rang
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rang

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RANG»

The term «rang» is very widely used and occupies the 9.243 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RANG» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rang

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10 QUOTES WITH «RANG»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word rang.
1
Lizzie Andrew Borden
I think he came to the front door and rang the bell, and Maggie let him in, and he said he had forgotten his key; so I think she must have been down stairs.
2
Kevin Brownlow
It was 1953, and I was still at school. I'd borrowed a silent French film from the library for my 9.5mm projector. It was by Jean Epstein, and it was awful. So I rang the library and asked if they had anything else. They said they had 'Napoleon Bonaparte and the French Revolution.'
3
Frank Carson
So I rang up British Telecom, I said 'I want to report a nuisance caller', he said 'Not you again'.
4
Gerry Cooney
When that bell rang, I wanted to go out there and do my thing.
5
Tommy Cooper
So I rang up a local building firm, I said 'I want a skip outside my house.' He said 'I'm not stopping you.'
6
John Gibbon
Suddenly a single shot on the extreme left rang out on the clear morning air, followed quickly by several others, and the whole line pushed rapidly forward through the brush.
7
David Harewood
When I was sent the script for 'Homeland,' I didn't think anything of it. Three months later, my manager rang and said: 'They are interested in you.' I read it and I realised, 'Yes, I do want this.' Then I got an email saying I'd got it.
8
Patricia Highsmith
I was in New York. Hitchcock was in California. He rang me to make a report on his progress and said, I'm having trouble. I've just sacked my second screenwriter.
9
Patti LaBelle
I don't tweet, Twitter, email, Facebook, look book, no kind of book. I have a land line phone at my home - that's the only phone I have. If my phone rang every day like everyone else around me, I would lose my mind.
10
Lesley Manville
A friend of mine rang the box office to collect a ticket I'd reserved for her, and the girl said, 'Who's Lesley Manville?'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RANG»

Discover the use of rang in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rang and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Rang & Dale's Pharmacology: with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
Rang & Dale’s Pharmacology provides you with all the knowledge you need to get through your pharmacology course and beyond.
Humphrey P. Rang, Maureen M. Dale, James M. Ritter, 2011
2
The Doorbell Rang
Ma has made a dozen delicious cookies.
Pat Hutchins, 1989
3
Why the Chimes Rang
The great church's wonderful Christmas chimes had not rung for years, because no one had brought an offering for the Christ Child that was great enough to deserve the music of the chimes.
Raymond MacDonald Alden, Mayo Bunker, 1995
4
Drug discovery and development: technology in transition
This title is directed primarily toward health care professionals outside the United States. An ideal introduction to the pharmaceutical industry, this book describes the process of bringing a new drug to the marketplace.
H. P. Rang, 2006
5
Rang's Children's Fractures
Elbow injuries are covered in greater detail in two chapters. New information on imaging and new MRI scans have been added. This edition also has a more user-friendly two-color design.
Mercer Rang, Maya E. Pring, Dennis Ray Wenger, 2005
6
Why the Chimes Rang (Yesterday's Classics)
Best known from the collection are the title story, "Why the Chimes Rang," and the highly-acclaimed "The Knights of the Silver Shield," both of which have been published in separate editions and included in numerous anthologies.
Raymond MacDonald Alden, 2007
7
The Doorbell Rang
Hired to help society widow Rachel Bruner foil bothersome Feds, Nero Wolfe and his able assistant Archie get in over their heads with highly trained G-men who are adept at bugs, tails, and threats.
Rex Stout, 2010
8
Phan Rang Chronicles: A British Surgeon in Vietnam, Sept., ...
In response to American appeals for physicians to help in Vietnam in 1966, Dr. Hamilton volunteered and was accepted.
Henry Hamilton, 2007
9
Interpretative Identity and Hermeneutical Community: A ...
At the same time the book will also give Western readers an insight into one of the major Presbyterian denominations in Korea, little known so far.
Mi-Rang Kang, 2011
10
Children's Fractures
Incl. principles
Mercer Rang, 1983

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RANG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rang is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'Put a Rang On It': Celebs as gingers - AOL.com
Put A Rang On It is the awesomely bizarre Tumblr answering all your burning curiosities about which celebrities can pull off red hair. Click through the gallery to ... «AOL News, May 15»
2
Krian Media signs Randeep Hooda for Ye Laal Rang
Krian Media has signed Randeep Hooda for a film titled Yeh Laal Rang to be directed by Syed Ahmad Afzal, who earlier directed Youngistaan. The film will deal ... «Bollywood Hungama, Apr 15»
3
This Life: The doorbell rang, and a stepdad had to face secrets and …
He immediately began searching the Internet for news. Perhaps there'd been an earthquake or some other natural disaster. Then the doorbell rang. It was two ... «Washington Post, Mar 15»
4
From 'Rang Barse' to 'Balam Pichkari': Ten songs to make your Holi …
'Holi' kal hai. And from Amitabh Bachchan's baritone in 'Rang Barse' to Deepika Padukone's 'thumkas' in 'Balam Pichkari', the Bollywood masala Holi songs ... «The Indian Express, Mar 15»
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Bharat Rang Mahotsav: Tripura to host Asia's largest theatre festival
"This year, Bharat Rang Mahotsav promises to be bigger and better than ever, with 12 countries, including USA, UK, Germany, France, China, Poland, ... «Hindustan Times, Feb 15»
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Bharat Rang Mahotsav, Asia's biggest theatre festival, begins
The bitter cold and thick fog would challenge theatre lovers who wanted to watch evening shows of the Bharat Rang Mahotsav (BRM). The annual theatre ... «The Indian Express, Feb 15»
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NSD's annual theatre festival Bharat Rang Mahotsav to begin on Feb 1
The Bharat Rang Mahotsav – the National School of Drama's annual theatre festival – will begin on February 1 with the theme “Breaking Borders”. Besides ... «The Indian Express, Jan 15»
8
National cultural festival 'Maati Ke Rang' concludes
The five-day national cultural festival Maati Ke Rang was concluded at the NEZCC Dimapur Complex with great aplomb. Greeting the artists from the ... «Business Standard, Jan 15»
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Aloke Sen to perform at Maati Ke Rang Festival
On the invitation of the North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC), Government of India, noted Ghazal singer of Bangladesh Aloke Kumar Sen, accompanied by ... «The Daily Star, Jan 15»
10
Rang Rasiya review: Nudity is fine but weak script, choppy editing …
In a scene in Ketan Mehta's Rang Rasiya we see Raja Ravi Varma (Randeep Hooda) paint a picture of his muse, Sugandha (Nandana Sen) as the goddess of ... «Firstpost, Nov 14»

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