Definition of give someone a bell in English:

give someone a bell

phrase

British
informal
  • Telephone someone.

    ‘tell him to give me a bell at the garage’
    • ‘‘Well if you ever want someone to play keyboards give us a bell,’ he said.’
    • ‘So Mums and Dads, Grannies and Granddads give us a bell and let us know who is about and we wont leave anyone out.’
    • ‘If you want the address of a chiropractor, give me a bell.’
    • ‘I'm just giving you a bell to see if you've got anything or not.’
    • ‘So I bought a couple of beers on my way into Newtown, I gave Sandy a bell to see what was up, as I thought being woken up with a beer would be nice.’
    • ‘Just give him a bell and get him over, tell him I thought it was important, ok?’
    • ‘He gave us a bell this afternoon to raise a few problems.’
    • ‘I gave her a bell there and she seems rather too calm.’
    • ‘For more info, give Julia Glass a bell on 045 403396.’
    • ‘A person with an interest in the shopping centre project at the time gave us a bell to tell us his memory of the background to the matter of the bridge.’
    phone, call, get someone on the phone, get on the phone to, get, reach, dial, make a call to, place a call to
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