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hang around (somewhere)

(UK also hang about (somewhere), hang round (somewhere))
phrasal verb with hang uk   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 ​particularreason: We were just hanging around the ​mall. She hangs around with some ​toughkids.
(Definition of hang around (somewhere) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hang around (somewhere)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 闲逛,闲荡…
in Chinese (Traditional) 閒逛,閒蕩…
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