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hang on

Translation of hang on in French:

  • 1 1.1 [informal] (wait) hang on, I've a better idea
    attends, j'ai une meilleure idée
    (on phone) can you hang on a minute?
    voulez-vous attendre une minute?
    1.2 [informal] (survive)
    tenir [informal]
    he hung on for another five years
    il a tenu cinq ans de plus
    hang on in there [informal]!
    tiens bon!
    accroche-toi! [informal]
  • 2 hang on [something ] 2.1 (depend on) we must win—everything hangs on it
    il faut que nous gagnions—tout en dépend
    2.2 (listen attentively) to hang on somebody's words ou every word
    être pendu aux lèvres de quelqu'un
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