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hang verb

ADV. limply, loosely He had lost weight and the suit hung loosely on him. | uselessly Her injured arm hung uselessly at her side. | upside down The sloth spends most of its time hanging upside down from the branches. | down Large leaves hung down from the branches of the trees.

PREP. by The monkey was hanging by its tail from the beams overhead. | from Banners hung from every window. PHRASAL VERBS hang on

1 keep hold of sth

ADV. tight Hang on tight?we're off.

VERB + HANG try to

PREP. for She hung on for dear life. | to Hang on to (= keep) those old photographs?they may be valuable. | with Martin tried to hold on with his toes as well as his feet.

2 wait

ADV. a minute Hang on a minute?I'll just see if he's here.