Give someone a buzz/a jingle/a ring

Submitted by Ww Ww on 07.01.2017

Give someone a buzz/a jingle/a ring (English) — You are going to, or you are calling someone on the telephone. Older phones used to emit a buzzing sound (operator would connect you).
The switchboard would buzz when a call needed to be connected.
Today it may also have a drug induced connotation. (second-hand smoke). Jingles and rings are bell sounds.

English, explained by Ww Ww on Sat, 07/01/2017 - 03:35

Translations of "Give someone a buzz/a jingle/a..."

EnglishRing someone up
French(Re)sonner quelqu'un
Greekσε παίρνω