There are 2 main translations of hang up in German:

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hang up

transitive verb

  • 1
    (suspend)
    hang up something on a hook
    etwas an einen Haken hängen od. an einem Haken aufhängen
  • 2 [figurative]
    (put aside)
    an den Nagel hängen
    [colloquial]
  • 4
    (cause delay to) (Person)
    the negotiations were hung up for a week
    die Verhandlungen kamen für eine Woche zum Stillstand
  • 5 [colloquial] (cause inhibition to) See examples:be hung up about something
    ein gestörtes Verhältnis zu etwas haben
    hang-up

intransitive verb

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There are 2 main translations of hang up in German:

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hang-up

noun

[colloquial]
  • 1
    (difficulty)
    Problem, das
    we have no hang-ups about morals
    die Moral ist bei uns kein Thema
  • 2
    (inhibition)
    Macke, die
    [colloquial]
    have a hang-up about something
    ein gestörtes Verhältnis zu etwas haben
  • 3
    (fixation)
    Komplex, der
    about wegen
    he has a hang-up about his mother
    er hat einen Mutterkomplex

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