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Hang Up

How to Conjugate Hang Up

  • Infinitive: Hang Up
  • Present Tense: Hang Up/ Hangs Up
  • -ing Form: Hanging Up
  • Past Tense: Hung Up
  • Past Participle: Hung Up
Hang Up is a separable phrasal verb and has 3 definitions.

Definitions of Hang Up:

1. To hang clothes or an object on a hook, hanger or rod.

Examples: I hang up my clothes as soon as I am done wearing them.
We are going to hang up some plants above the front living room window.

2. To end a telephone conversation.

Examples: Don’t hang up on me, I’m not done talking yet.
The problem with cell phones is that when you get mad and want to hang up on someone it doesn’t have that same effect of slamming a phone down in it’s cradle.

3. To be very anxious about something or spend a lot of time thinking about it.

Examples: Dave was completely hung up about his crush that he would always mention her name in conversations.
Mr. Tanaka was hung up over the terrible accident he witnessed this morning.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.