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(a) hang of (a)

Definition of a hang of a in English:

South African & Australian /NZ informal Used to emphasize something very bad or great: we had to walk a hang of a long way
[Hang, a euphemism for hell, apparently from New Zealand English]
More example sentences
  • That makes a hang of a difference to what we do.
  • I sent this fellow along to him and he reported back that David was a hang of a nice chap.
  • The Government should learn how to manage its workload a hang of a lot better than it has managed it over the last 4 years.
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