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English definition of “hang out”

hang out

informal phrasal verb with hang     /hæŋ/ verb
B1 to spend a lot of time in a place or with someone: You still hang out at the pool hall? I've been hanging out backstage with the band.VisitingBeing, becoming friends and getting to know someone
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