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Face up to Phrasals
 

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- 1: Betty's Angry

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- 2: Not Guilty!

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- 3: How Betty Knows

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- 4: Who's the Liar?

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- 5: Busted

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- 6: Fred's Story

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- 7: What Betty Saw

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- 8: Desperate Fred

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- 9: Betty Breaks It Off

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- 10: Fred Begs

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- 11: Betty's Had Enough

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- 12: Fred Works It Out?

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- The Complete Fred and Betty
Fred biting his mobile phone



Fred and Betty: Is this the End?
Episode 8: Desperate Fred

Fred: Please Betty, don't hang up! You know I love
you Betty!




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HANG UP

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!
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Synonyms: ring off
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