— phrasal verb with hang uk /hæŋ/ us /hæŋ/ verb
- If Elise would just hang on a little longer she'd certainly get the promotion.
- Hang on a moment, I'll just go and get my diary.
- He always keeps us hanging on while he tries to find his keys.
- You'll have to hang on for a while if you want to see Steve. He's just gone out.
- Hang on a minute! That's not right.
- Quick, get the ladder up to him - he says he can't hang on much longer!
- It was great, hanging on at the back of the bike as we sped along the country lanes.
- He slipped and was left hanging on to the rope by his hands and one foot, high above the crowd.
- The climber hung on to the ledge, praying for rescue.
- Here, you hang on to this end, while I try pushing from the other end.