Phrasal Verbs

hang up

This page is about the phrasal verb hang up


If you hang up a piece of clothing or a towel, you hang it on a hook, a rail, a hanger, etc.

For example

  • hang sth up Give your coat to the waiter and he'll hang it up for you.

  • hang up sth We've told our son to hang up his towel after he takes a shower, but he still leaves it on the bathroom floor.

Quick Quiz

After I've washed my shirts, I hang them up

a. in the drawer

b. in the cupboard

c. in the clothes basket

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