Translation of colgar in English:

colgar

vt

vi

  • 2 [Telecomunicaciones/Telecommunications] to hang up no cuelgue, por favor hold the line please o/or please hold me ha colgado he's hung up on me, he's put the phone down on me

colgarse v pron

(reflexivo/reflexive)
  • 2 (agarrarse, suspenderse)colgarse de algo te he dicho mil veces que no te cuelgues de ahí I've told you a thousand times not to hang off there no te cuelgues de mí, estoy cansada don't cling on o/or hang on to me, I'm tired se le colgó del cuello y le dio un beso he put his arms around her neck and gave her a kiss se pasó la tarde colgada del teléfono [familiar/colloquial] she spent all afternoon on the phone
  • 3 (Chile) 3.1 [Telecomunicaciones/Telecommunications] se colgaron al satélite they linked up with the satellite varios canales se colgaron de la transmisión several channels took the broadcast 3.2 [Electricidad/Electricity] se cuelgan del suministro eléctrico they tap into the electricity supply

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