ˌhang aˈround with sb


ˌhang aˈround with sb
phrasal verb
informal
to spend time with someone

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  • hang — hang1 [ hæŋ ] (past tense and past participle hung [ hʌŋ ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 attach something at top only ▸ 2 attach something to wall ▸ 3 kill with rope ▸ 4 put something into position ▸ 5 about smoke/smells ▸ 6 be seen in the sky ▸ 7 spend time in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hang — hang1 W2S1 [hæŋ] v past tense and past participle hung [hʌŋ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(top part fastened)¦ 2¦(picture etc)¦ 3¦(kill/be killed)¦ 4¦(paper)¦ 5¦(door)¦ 6¦(mist/smoke/smell)¦ 7 hang open 8 hang in the balance 9 hang by a thread …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • hang around — verb be about (Freq. 7) The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square Who is this man that is hanging around the department? • Syn: ↑loiter, ↑lounge, ↑footle, ↑lollygag, ↑loaf, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hang — [c]/hæŋ / (say hang) verb (hung or, especially for capital punishment and suicide, hanged, hanging) –verb (t) 1. to fasten or attach (a thing) so that it is supported only from above; suspend. 2. to suspend so as to allow free movement as on a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • round — I [[t]ra͟ʊnd[/t]] PREPOSITION AND ADVERB USES ♦♦ (Round is an adverb and preposition that has the same meanings as around . Round is often used with verbs of movement, such as walk and drive , and also in phrasal verbs such as get round and hand… …   English dictionary