Impossible; and they rang the changes on Scots translations of the alleged French originals, and on the French itself.
The first shots had not yet ceased to reverberate before others rang out and yet more were heard mingling with and overtaking one another.
The phone rang four times before a sleepy male voice answered.
The doorbell rang again.
The doorbell rang and Katie went to answer it.
After a while he rang the bell again, very loudly.
It rang a dozen or so times before I half-fell down the stairs and located it.
He rang the doorbell again and pounded on the door.
Several nights later the telephone rang and Carmen answered it.
His phone rang again, and he answered, trailing Bianca to an elevator.