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  1. hang-up, hitch, rub, snag(noun)

    an unforeseen obstacle

    Synonyms:
    toper, juicer, imbiber

    Antonyms:
    abstinent, nondrinker, abstainer

  2. hang-up(noun)

    an emotional preoccupation

    Synonyms:
    mizzle, drizzle, moisten

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How to use hang-up in a sentence?

  1. Senator Hatch:

    I’ve always been a fighter, i was an amateur boxer in my youth and I’ve brought that fighting spirit with me to Washington. But a good fighter knows when to hang up the gloves, and for me, that time is soon approaching.

  2. Pete Davidson:

    Yeah, I’m good. I’m surprised I made it to seven [seasons], i’m ready to hang up the jersey. Kenan’s, like, f------ Karl Malone out there.

  3. Becki Falwell:

    Hang up the goddamn phone, hang up the phone, Jerry!

  4. 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.

  5. Edmund King:

    Many commentators use high-profile car crashes involving elderly drivers as a reason to call for bans or restrictions on older drivers, the decision to hang up your keys is a tough one but should be based on personal advice from your GP and family rather than being based on some arbitrary age. We all age differently and the car is an essential lifeline for many elderly people.

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