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hang US English

Suspend or be suspended from above with the lower part dangling free

hang US Thesaurus

lights hung from the trees

hanged in hang US English

Kill (someone) by tying a rope attached from above around the neck and removing the support from beneath (used as a form of capital punishment)

hang in US English

Remain persistent and determined in difficult circumstances

hang on US English

Hold tightly

hang up US English

Hang from a hook, hanger, etc.

hang-up US English

An emotional problem or inhibition

hang-up US Thesaurus

Louie has a hang-up about dirty windows

hang-up New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(one word; two words as verb)

hang fire US English

Delay or be delayed in taking action or progressing

hang ten US English

Ride a surfboard with all ten toes curled over the board’s front edge

hang back US English

Remain behind

hang out US English

(Of laundry) hang from a clothesline to dry

hang time US English

The number of seconds during which a punted ball is in the air

hang tough US English

Be or remain inflexible or firmly resolved

hang around US English

Loiter; wait around

hang glider US English

An unpowered flying apparatus for a single person, consisting of a frame with a fabric airfoil stretched over it. The operator is suspended from a harness below and controls flight by body movement

hang loose US English

Be relaxed; refrain from taking anything too seriously

hang heavily US English

(Of time) pass slowly

hang together US English

Make sense; be consistent

hang a left US English

Make a left (or right) turn

hang one's hat US English

Be resident

get the hang of US English

Learn how to operate or do (something)

hang in the air US English

Remain unresolved

not care a hang US English

Not care at all

hang something on US English

Attach the blame for something to (someone)

hang up something US English

Hang something on a hook

Hang Seng index US English

A figure indicating the relative price of shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

hang by a thread US English

Be in a highly precarious state

Hang Seng index New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

list of share prices on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

let it all hang out US English

Be very relaxed or uninhibited

hang out one's shingle US English

Begin to practice a profession

hang up on in hang up US English

End a telephone conversation with (someone) by abruptly cutting the connection

hang someone out to dry US English

Leave someone in a difficult or vulnerable situation

hang in in hang US English

Remain persistent and determined in difficult circumstances

hang on in hang US English

Hold tightly

hang up in hang US English

Hang from a hook, hanger, etc.

hang around with in hang around US English

Associate with (someone)

hang fire in hang US English

Delay or be delayed in taking action or progressing

hang ten in hang US English

Ride a surfboard with all ten toes curled over the board’s front edge

hang back in hang US English

Remain behind

hang out in hang US English

(Of laundry) hang from a clothesline to dry

a peg to hang a matter on US English

Something used as a pretext or occasion for the discussion or treatment of a wider subject

hang heavily in hang US English

(Of time) pass slowly

hang tough in hang US English

Be or remain inflexible or firmly resolved

hang around in hang US English

Loiter; wait around


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