Ver entrada madre: hang
- 1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (put down receiver) colgar*, cortar (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) to hang up
onsb colgarle* or (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) cortarle a algn she hung up on me me colgó or (in Southern Cone also/en Cono Sur también) me cortó 1.2 [Computing/Informática] desconectarse
- 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (on hook, hanger) [coat] colgar* to hang up one's boots o (in American English also/en inglés norteamericano también) spikes/sneakers/skates retirarse
- [colloquial/familiar] complejo (masculine), trauma (masculine) she has so many hang-ups tiene tantos complejos or traumasExample sentences
- Maybe they have fascinatingly complex emotional hang-ups just waiting to be mined by pop psychology - and maybe it's none of our business.
- I also suffer from the narcissistic delusion that my hang-ups are so uniquely complex that no therapist could possibly know how to deal with me.
- Abstinence allows the cravings to subside and the mind to clear, leaving the individual free to deal with emotional hang-ups.