Ethel: “Hello, Janice? This is Ethel. I wanted to—Oh! She hung up on me! Can you believe it?”

Hanging up on someone is ending a phone call before the conversation is finished. If you don’t want to talk to someone, you can hang up on them. However, they might be insulted. If you think you have been hung up on, remember that sometimes calls are dropped by accident.


誰かに「hang up」するということは、会話が終わる前に電話を切ってしまう。話したくない相手の電話を切ってしまいます。でも、相手は失礼に思うでしょう。わざと切られたと思うときは、電話が勝手に切れてしまった可能性も考えましょう。