Meaning of “hang in there” in the English Dictionary

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"hang in there" in British English

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hang in there

UK also hang on in there

said as a way of telling someone to not give up, despite difficulties:

Work can get tough in the middle of a term but hang in there and it'll be OK.

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

"hang in there" in American English

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hang in there

do not give up:

Hang in there – exams are almost over.

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

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