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Ring one’s bell vs Ring someone’s bell

ring one’s bell —(also: blow one’s own trumpet) announce one’s own successes; praise oneself:

  • As he won, the winner rang his bell on and on, till he stopped panting and could laugh and talk properly.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase have one’s bell rung(Sport) suffer a minor concussion, having been hit on the head (also: get one’s head rung ):

  • He reminds me of a big old football player who’s had his bell rung once too often.

ring someone’s bell(coll., also: ring someones chimes) get a person’s attention or interest:

  • When Mary heard what Jim was saying, the news certainly rang her bell.

See also: ring a bell vs ring the bell.