Phrasal Verbs

Hang Up

1 to finish a telephone conversation

  • If a caller is rude, just hang up.

2 hang something ↔ up to hang clothes on a hook etc

  • She took her coat off and hung it up.

3 hang up your hat/football boots/briefcase etc informal to stop doing a particular kind of work

  • I want a few trophies and medals to reflect on when I eventually hang up my boots.


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