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English definition of “cling to sth”

cling to sth

phrasal verb with cling     /klɪŋ/ verb (clung, clung)
to refuse to stop believing or hoping for something: She clings to the hope that her husband will come back to her.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
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