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English definition of “hang about/around”

hang about/around

informal phrasal verb with hang   /hæŋ/ verb (hanging, hung)
B1 to spend time somewhere , usually doing little: Teenagers hang around on street corners .
(Definition of hang about/around from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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