Meaning of “hang around (somewhere)” in the English Dictionary

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"hang around (somewhere)" in British English

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hang around (somewhere)

UK also hang about (somewhere), hang round (somewhere)
phrasal verb with hang uk /hæŋ/ us /hæŋ/ verb

(Definition of “hang around (somewhere)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hang around (somewhere)

phrasal verb with hang us /hæŋ/ verb past tense and past participle hung /hʌŋ/

to wait at a place, or to stay near a place or person, often for no particular reason:

We were just hanging around the mall.
She hangs around with some tough kids.

(Definition of “hang around (somewhere)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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