Translation of hang on in Spanish:

hang on

  • 1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (wait) esperar can you hang on? I'll get a pencil (espera) un momentito, voy a buscar un lápiz to keep sb hanging on hacer* esperar a algn the endings are designed to keep you hanging on until the next episode los finales están pensados para tenerte en suspenso hasta el próximo episodio where's the toilet? I can't hang on any longer ¿dónde está el baño? ¡ya no aguanto más! 1.2 (keep hold)to hang on (to sth) hang on tight or you'll fall off agárrate fuerte, que si no te caes he hung on to my arm and wouldn't let go me tenía agarrada del brazo y no me soltaba she tried to take the toy away, but he hung on to it le quiso quitar el juguete pero se aferró a él you hang on to this end of the rope tú sostén esta punta de la cuerda 1.3to hang on to sth (keep) [colloquial/familiar] she only offered me $25 for the pair, so I decided to hang on to them me ofreció solo $25 por los dos, así que decidí quedarme con ellos hang on to the receipt conserva or guarda el recibo she hung on to her ideals in spite of everything se mantuvo fiel a sus ideales a pesar de todo 1.4 (maintain one's position) she hung on to win the race siguió adelante y ganó la carrera if we can hang on for another month, we'll be over the worst of it si podemos aguantar or resistir otro mes, ya habrá pasado lo peor
  • 2verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento (depend on) [outcome/decision] depender de
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