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Synonyms for hang-up
hang-up

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  1. hang-upnoun

    an emotional preoccupation

    Synonyms:
    hitch, snag, rub

  2. hang-up, hitch, rub, snagverb

    an unforeseen obstacle

    Synonyms:
    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 upverb

    put a telephone receiver back in its cradle

    Synonyms:
    hang, hang up

  4. hang, hang upverb

    cause to be hanging or suspended

    "Hang that picture on the wall"

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

  5. hang upverb

    interrupt a telephone conversation

    Synonyms:
    hang, hang up

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How to use hang-up in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Kevin Mofield:

    I make phone calls, they put me on hold and then hang up, no paper work, no nothing. We need answers.

  3. Tom Holland:

    We've taken Spider-Man outside of Queens and we put him on the world stage...we've taken him to London, Venice, Prague, in this film he's trying to hang up the suit and not be Spider-Man for a while and take a break. And wherever he goes it seems that trouble follows so we've caught him in a vulnerable state and we get to see how he deals with that situation.

  4. Zinaida Alexandrova:

    I used to hang up because the numbers were unfamiliar. What if it was the SBU (Ukrainian security service) making threats? I have no contact with anyone. How would I know it was Sasha?

  5. Cindy Sue Hunter:

    And she said yes, it was Kylen’s body, and I said Cindy Sue, get the hell out of there, run … hang up with me and call 911.


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