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buzz for (one)

To use a device that makes a buzzing sound (such as a doorbell or intercom) to try to get one's attention. When you get to my apartment building, just buzz for me, and I'll let you in. Buzz for the receptionist and ask her what's taking so long.
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buzz for someone

to sound a signal for someone. Please buzz for the bell captain. I buzzed for my secretary and waited for a reply.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI): The Salman Khan-starrer 'Race 3' is creating a buzz for one reason or another and this time it is because of its leading lady Jacqueline Fernandez.
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