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Definition of "hang on" []

  • To wait a moment (usually imperative). (verb)
  • To hold, grasp, or grip. (verb)
  • To keep; to store something for someone (verb)
  • To pay close attention. (verb)
  • To continually believe in something; to have faith in. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hang on" in a sentence
  • "Lynn Williams is one big body who finds a way to hang on and impress throughout the tour and eventually earns himself a place on the television show, becoming Sabre."
  • "Clancey had run in some old furniture from San Francisco—a couple of battered wing chairs and the love seat—Biddy, bless her inventive heart, had framed prints from Godey's Lady's Book to hang on the walls."
  • "Rope or no rope, the prospect of dangling in midair, several kilometers off the ground with only a finger-thin rope to hang on to terrified her."
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