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hang a left (or right)

Definition of hang a left or right in English:

informal , North American Make a left (or right) turn.
Example sentences
  • Then, because she was a tourist, we hung a left and headed down the narrow alley to the tourist zone, so she could find a postcard to send to my sister.
  • I hung a left somewhere and ended up on Cemetery Road.
  • As my foot dithered between brake and accelerator, a lorry hung a left across my path and a person in a wheelchair zipped down the other side.
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