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Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 14

Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 14

 

1. hang up
 to finish a conversation on the telephone
 
Dictionary example:
  • She said goodbye and hung up.
  • Then he hung up immediately.

 

 
2. hang up sth or hang sth up
 to put something, especially a piece of clothing, somewhere where it can hang
 
Dictionary example:
  • You can hang up your jacket over there.
  • The first problem I would like to mention is what everybody in our class knows: we have to hang up more signs, which show the way to the reception, because visitors and new students have lots of problems find[ing] it.

 

 
3. have (got) on sth or have (got) sth on
 If you have clothes or shoes on, you are wearing them.
 
Dictionary examples:
  • He's got a red shirt on.
  • I loved that dress you had on last night.
  • I looked [over] my shoulder and there was Nora as white as the dress she had on.

 

 
4. hear from sb
 If you hear from someone, you get a letter, a message, or a telephone call from them, or they tell you something.
 
Dictionary examples:
  • We haven't heard from her for ages.
  • You'll be hearing from my lawyer.
  • I didn't hear from my friend for a long time.

 

 
5. hold on
WAIT
 INFORMAL to wait for a short time
 
Dictionary example:
  • Hold on, I'll check in my diary.
  • I've a lot of good stories to tell you about so hold on.

 

 

Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 14