Every time the phone rings, we jump.
Sarah had pouted for a bit about not being able to wear her rings, but recovered quickly.
After several rings, it went to the message.
Janet was late again and Cynthia's bedside attempt to call her mother in Indiana resulted in unanswered rings, causing her further concern.
Sometimes the activity of the successive cambiums simply results in the formation of concentric rings or arcs of secondary xylem and phloem.