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hang up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (replace phone receiver)  (teléfono)colgar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 It is very rude to hang up in the middle of a telephone conversation.
 Es muy grosero colgar en medio de una conversación telefónica.
hang [sth] up
hang up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(suspend from a high place)colgar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The children hung up their coats at the back of the classroom.
 Los niños colgaron sus abrigos al fondo del aula.
hang [sth] up
hang up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
informal, US (delay, impede)cortar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The car accident near the highway off-ramp hung up traffic for several hours.
 El accidente cerca de la salida de la autopista cortó el tráfico durante varias horas.
  detener vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 El accidente cerca de la salida de la autopista detuvo el tráfico durante varias horas.
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Compound Forms:
hang up on [sb] vi phrasal + prep (end phone call)colgar el teléfono a loc verb + prep
   (teléfono)colgar a vtr + prep
hang-up nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (psychological complex)complejo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 I've got a hang-up about the size of my hips.
hang-up nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, informal (impediment)impedimento nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
   (voz inglesa)hándicap nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
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