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Hang something up

verb phrase

To stall or immobilize; frustrate; paralyze: The four would not be able to hang the entire jury up/ or some other means of transcending the realities that hang one up (mid1800s+)

verb phrase

To abandon one’s efforts; call it quits: Police have hung it up (1854+)


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