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.
Then we hung up our signal lantern, and judged that we was free and safe once more.
He approached La Ramee and showing him the crawfish hung up by the thread: