Phrase of the Day: ‘something rings a bell’


English lesson - something rings a bell

‘something rings a bell’  /ˈsʌmθɪŋ rɪŋz ə bɛl/

This is common in spoken English in order to say that something sounds familiar, although you are not certain about whether you remember it.

“His face rings a bell, but I can’t work out where I know him from.”