ring true

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From the sound of a coin when tested for authenticity.

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ring true (third-person singular simple present rings true, present participle ringing true, simple past rang true, past participle rung true)

  1. (idiomatic) To seem to be correct, or plausible
    His excuse about his daughter being ill again rings true, to me.

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