Meaning of “hang onto sth” in the English Dictionary

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"hang onto sth" in British English

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hang onto sth

phrasal verb with hang uk /hæŋ/ us /hæŋ/ verb

to keep something:

You should hang onto that painting - it might be valuable.

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