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English definition of “hang”

hang

verb (FIX AT TOP)    /hæŋ/ (hung, hung)
B1 [I or T, + adv/prep] to fasten or support something at the top leaving the other parts free to move, or to be held in this way: A heavy gold necklace hung around her neck. Long creepers hung (down) from the trees. The curtains hung in thick folds. Hang your coat and hat (up) on the rack over there. Many of his finest pictures hang/are hung (= are attached to the wall so that they can be seen) in the National Gallery. Hang the pheasant/Let the pheasant hang for a few days for the flavour to improve before you cook it.Hanging and suspending [T] If you hang wallpaper, you fix it to the wall.Interior decorationCurtains and wallpaper
(Definition of hang verb (FIX AT TOP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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