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ring off the hook

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ring off the hook

verb phrase

To ring constantly and often: Says the director of the hotline: ''The phones have been ringing off the hook'' (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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