What's the word in English when in a phone conversation, one party suddenly put down the reception without saying goodbye or completing the conversation, just because of a tense conversation? Thank you

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Hang up on (someone):

To disconnect a phone call. The term is often used to mean to end the call in the middle of the conversation:

  • Don't you dare hang up on me, I'm not done issuing my complaint! I can't hear you anymore, it must be a bad signal.
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    Interesting how we still say "hang up" now that the earpiece no longer hangs on anything.
    – GEdgar
    Jan 29, 2019 at 12:36

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