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English verb: hang up

1. hang up (contact) put a telephone receiver back in its cradle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)put back, replace

2. hang up (contact) cause to be hanging or suspended


SamplesHang that picture on the wall.


ExamplesThey hang up the lights from the ceiling


Synonymshang


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure


Narrower (hyponym)sling, suspend


Causehang


Verb grouphang

3. hang up (change) interrupt a telephone conversation


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)break off, break short, cut short









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