hung up


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hung up

adj. Informal
1. Delayed; hindered: motorists hung up in traffic.
2. also hung-up (hŭng′ŭp′) Anxious; nervous: He got hung up on the details. She was all hung-up before the interview.
3. Overly involved or preoccupied: a teenager hung up on the latest fashions.
Translations

hung up

adj (inf) to be/get hung up about something (= be neurotic)wegen etw einen Knacks weghaben (inf)/durchdrehen (inf); (= have complex)Komplexe wegen etw haben/kriegen; he’s really hung up about things like thatwenn es darum geht, hat er einen richtigen Knacks weg (inf); to be hung up about being old/single etceinen Komplex haben, weil man alt/nicht verheiratet etc ist; he’s hung up on her (inf)er steht auf sie (sl)

hung up

adj (fam) → complessato/a
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I suppose it was the Pye receiver being hung up with profane energy.
I then got a second call and I said, 'Yeah right I get it', and boom - hung up.
Maliu Mafua, 27, was arrested early Saturday after he dialed 911 from a Los Altos pay phone, then hung up when the emergency line was answered, police said.