Dead Ringer

Meaning of Idiom ‘Dead Ringer’ A dead ringer is a person or thing that resembles another person or thing perfectly or almost perfectly; someone who looks very similar to another person; an exact or near exact likeness or duplicate. 1Jarvie, Gordon. Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms. London: Bloomsbury, 2009.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: … Read more

Ring a Bell

Also: Ring any bells Meaning of Idiom ‘Ring a Bell’ To ring a bell means to cause someone to remember something, although indistinctly or vaguely; to remind someone of something. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary]. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008. ,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. If something, such … Read more