HANG UP; HANG UP something

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, 27 answers
00:00
Feb 24
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. I said goodbye and hung up.
    2. The number you dialled is busy. Please hang up and try again.
    3. As soon as he hung up the phone, it rang again.
    4. Don’t hang up on me, please. We need to talk.
    1. Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      1. Why do you hang up?
        1. to start a telephone conversation
        2. to continue a telephone conversation
        3. to end a telephone conversation

      2. If you hang up on somebody, what do you do?
        1. you suddenly answer the phone for somebody
        2. you suddenly put down the receiver in the middle of a conversation
        3. you suddenly stop speaking to somebody on the telephone and wait

      3. Which of these are grammatically possible?
        1. I hung up.
        2. I hung the phone up.
        3. I hung up the phone.
        4. I hung up him.
        5. I hung up on him.

    2. Complete the sentences with the correct form of ‘hang up’ and one of the phrases below:
      1. Do you want to speak to Mum, or shall I  . . . 
        hang up when we’ve finished
        ?
        1. hang up immediately
        2. hang up on me
        3. hanging up the phone
        4. hang up when we’ve finished

      2. When I answered the phone, the caller  . . . 
        hang up immediately
        .
        1. hang up immediately
        2. hang up on me
        3. hanging up the phone
        4. hang up when we’ve finished

      3. A: What did he say?
        B: Nothing. He  . . . 
        hang up on me
        !
        1. hang up immediately
        2. hang up on me
        3. hanging up the phone
        4. hang up when we’ve finished

      4. ‘Sorry, wrong number’, she said,  . . . 
        hanging up the phone
        .
        1. hang up immediately
        2. hang up on me
        3. hanging up the phone
        4. hang up when we’ve finished