- 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
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.
- [colloquial/familiar] complejo (m), trauma (m) she has so many hang-ups tiene tantos complejos or traumasMore example 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.