Fred and Betty: Is this the End?
Episode 8: Desperate Fred
Fred: Please Betty, don't hang up! You know I love
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Meaning: If you hang up, you end a telephone call by breaking the connection between yourself and the person you are speaking to.
Grammar: This phrasal verb does not usually have an object (except telephone or phone). You can separate the verb from its particle, but not if the object is a pronoun.
She hung up - RIGHT
She hung up the telephone - RIGHT (this is rare)
She hung the phone up - RIGHT (this is rare)
She hung up it - WRONG
Example sentence: How rude - I was in the middle of telling her a story and she just hung up!
Synonyms: ring off