hangs around

hangs around
loiters around

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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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 around — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms hang around : present tense I/you/we/they hang around he/she/it hangs around present participle hanging around past tense hung around past participle hung around informal 1) hang around something… …   English dictionary

  • hang around with — phrasal verb hang around with or hang about with [transitive] Word forms hang around with : present tense I/you/we/they hang around with he/she/it hangs around with present participle hanging around with past tense hung around with past… …   English dictionary

  • hang around with — ˌhang a ˈround with ˌhang a ˈbout with british [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they hang around with he/she/it hangs around with present participle hanging around with past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • hang\ around — • hang around • hang round v informal 1. To pass time or stay near without any real purpose or aim; loaf near or in. The principal warned the students not to hang around the corner drugstore after school. Compare: hang out(1) 2. To spend time or… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hang around — {v.}, {informal} 1. To pass time or stay near without any real purpose or aim; loaf near or in. * /The principal warned the students not to hang around the corner drugstore after school./ Compare: HANG OUT(1). 2. To spend time or associate, *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hang around — {v.}, {informal} 1. To pass time or stay near without any real purpose or aim; loaf near or in. * /The principal warned the students not to hang around the corner drugstore after school./ Compare: HANG OUT(1). 2. To spend time or associate, *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To hang around — Hang Hang, v. i. 1. To be suspended or fastened to some elevated point without support from below; to dangle; to float; to rest; to remain; to stay. [1913 Webster] 2. To be fastened in such a manner as to allow of free motion on the point or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hang — 1 verb past tense and past participle hung /h / 1 HANG FROM ABOVE a) (T) to fix or put something in a position so that the bottom part is free to move and does not touch the ground: Hang your coat on the hook. b) (intransitive always + adv/prep)… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hang — [[t]hæ̱ŋ[/t]] ♦♦ hangs, hanging, hung, hanged (The form hung is used as the past tense and past participle. The form hanged is used as the past tense for meaning 5.) 1) V ERG If something hangs in a high place or position, or if you hang it there …   English dictionary

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