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  1. hang-up(noun)

    an emotional preoccupation

    hitch, snag, rub

  2. hang-up, hitch, rub, snag(verb)

    an unforeseen obstacle

    rent, split, enlistment, preventative, term of enlistment, duty tour, stay, preventive, tear, wipe, limp, hitch, tour, interference, stoppage, check, tour of duty, hinderance, incumbrance, hobble, snag, halt, encumbrance, hindrance, rip, stop, arrest, rub

  3. hang up(verb)

    put a telephone receiver back in its cradle

    hang, hang up

  4. hang, hang up(verb)

    cause to be hanging or suspended

    "Hang that picture on the wall"

    fall, advert, string up, cling, attend, give ear, flow, hang up, pay heed, hang

  5. hang up(verb)

    interrupt a telephone conversation

    hang, hang up

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  1. hangup

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How to use hang-up in a sentence?

  1. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid:

    Well I have a lot of bad habits, one of them is my telephone manner, as everybody will say. When the conversation is over, I hang up. I've offended people, I don't mean to. But there's no need to talk anymore, The conversation is over.

  2. Renee Allen:

    I tried to call several times, only to be told that the call volume was too much, and to call back another time. And then it would hang up on me.

  3. Nat Beuse:

    I appreciate the way Uber has been a good party, i did notice that when I talked to their CEO, he did not hang up on me.

  4. Yousef Abbasi:

    My big hang-up here is when the curve does start to flatten, that doesn't mean we can return to normal human and economic behavior, if we do return to normal human and economic behavior, we risk the chance the curve goes parabolic again. Just from the perspective of how long this potentially can last, there's still a great deal of uncertainty.

  5. Karin Lazarus:

    Back when we were just starting, landlords would hang up on me when I told them what I wanted to do, it took a while to find a landlord who was open-minded to the cannabis industry.

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