What does HANG UP mean?

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Learning phrasal verbs like this one will help make your English sound more natural and give you an edge on English exams, like the TOEIC, TOEFL, and IELTS.

What does the phrasal verb HANG UP mean?

the phrasal verb Hang up means to end a phone call by putting the receiver back in its place. We use “hang up” when we finish a conversation on the phone by disconnecting the call.

Here are some examples using hang up with this meaning:

  • Lisa hung up the phone after discussing the details with her client.
  • Mark accidentally hung up the call while trying to put the phone on speaker mode.
  • Emily remembered to hang up the phone after finishing her conversation with her friend.

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