HyperDic: hang_up

English > 3 senses of the expression hang up:
VERBcontacthang upput a telephone receiver back in its cradle
contacthang up, hangcause to be hanging or suspended
changehang upinterrupt a telephone conversation
English > hang up: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningput a telephone receiver back in its cradle.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Broaderreplace, put backput something back where it belongs
English > hang up: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCause to be hanging or suspended.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey hang up the lights from the ceiling
Cause tohangBe suspended or hanging
NarrowerslingHang loosely or freely
suspendhang freely
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Similar tohangBe suspended or hanging
English > hang up: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaninginterrupt a telephone conversation.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Broadercut short, break short, break offinterrupt before its natural or planned end / end

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