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  • 121hang — Australian Slang 1. used to add emphasis to a statement: I ll be hanged if I do ; 2. frequent; spend time in: to hang in Indonesia for a while ; 3. place one frequently socialises at; one s hang out …

    English dialects glossary

  • 122hang up — v. (D; intr.) to hang up on (she hung up on me) ( she broke off her telephone conversation with me ) * * * [ hæŋ ʌp] (D; intr.) to hang up on ( she broke off her telephone conversation with me ; she hung up on me) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 123hang — [OE] Hang is a general Germanic verb, represented also in German and Dutch hangen and Swedish hānga. These point back to a prehistoric Germanic *khang , which some have linked with the Latin verb cunctārī ‘deal’. Hanker [17] (which originally… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 124hang — I v To spend time with. I m going down to the pizza parlor andhang with the gang. 1980s II n Knack, understanding. Hang! I just can t get the hang of tying my shoes. 1840s …

    Historical dictionary of American slang

  • 125hang\ it — interj. informal An exclamation used to express annoyance or disappointment. Oh, hang it! I forgot to bring the book I wanted to show you. Hang it all, why don t you watch where you re going? …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 126hang\ up — v 1. To place on a hook, peg, or hanger. When the children come to school, they hang up their coats in the cloakroom. 2a. To place a telephone receiver back on its hook and break the connection. Carol s mother told her she had talked long enough… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 127hang-up — n a neurosis, obsession. From the image of being hung on a hook. This beatnik term was seized upon by the hippies to describe the concerns of the straight world. Unlike many contemporary terms, hang up has not dated significantly and is still in… …

    Contemporary slang

  • 128hang-up n — 1) And don t forget about the telecoms engineer who was committed to an asylum...They said he had too many hang ups. 2) As to teenagers, clothes are definitely one of their hang ups …

    English expressions

  • 129hang on — 1) continue Although business was very bad he decided to hang on and fight to keep his business going. 2) wait, continue listening on the telephone Hang on for a minute while I go and get some paper and a pen …

    Idioms and examples

  • 130hang-up — 1) a delay in some process There was a hang up in the construction of the office tower because of the fire. 2) an inhibition, a neurotic reaction to some life situation She has a serious hang up about the dark and is afraid to go out alone at… …

    Idioms and examples

  • 131hang on — 1. to hold on tightly. Firefighters used to hang on to the back of the fire truck as it raced to a fire. 2. to wait. Excuse me, wait a minute! Verna, can you hang on just a second? I ll be right back. Usage notes: often used when you are talking… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 132Hang — hängen: Das alte gemeingerm. starke Verb *hanhan »hängen« (mhd. hāhen, ahd. hāhan, got. hāhan, aengl. hōn, aisl. hanga), dessen außergerm. Beziehungen nicht sicher geklärt sind, hat sich in den jüngeren Sprachzuständen mit den von ihm… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 133hang-up — /ˈhæŋ ʌp / (say hang up) noun Colloquial unease, inhibition, or conflict in an individual: *he s carrying a double load with the problem of his physical size and his hang up about being half Chinese. –c.j. koch, 1978 …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 134Hang — kybojimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Kūno padėtis, kai pečių ašis yra žemiau už prietaiso ašį. atitikmenys: angl. hang vok. Hang, m rus. вис …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 135hang — kybojimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Kūno padėtis, kai pečių ašis yra žemiau už prietaiso ašį. atitikmenys: angl. hang vok. Hang, m rus. вис …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 136hang — in. to hang around; to spend time aimlessly. □ Is that all you did all summer? Just hang? □ My mom yelled at me because I spent all day hanging with the guys …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 137hang it up — tv. to quit something. □ I finally had enough and decided to hang it up. □ Oh, hang it up! It’s hopeless …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 138hang — [OE] Hang is a general Germanic verb, represented also in German and Dutch hangen and Swedish hānga. These point back to a prehistoric Germanic *khang , which some have linked with the Latin verb cunctārī ‘deal’. Hanker [17] (which originally… …

    Word origins

  • 139hang on — verb 1. fix to; attach (Freq. 4) append a charm to the necklace • Syn: ↑append, ↑tag on, ↑tack on, ↑tack • Derivationally related forms: ↑appendage ( …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 140hang on to — {v.} To hold tightly; keep firmly. * /The child hung on to its mother s apron, and would not let go./ * /John did not like his job, but decided to hang on to it until he found a better one./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms