See also: hang-around
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hang around (third-person singular simple present hangs around, present participle hanging around, simple past and past participle hung around)
- (idiomatic) To stay, linger, or loiter.
- If you hang around after the show, you can meet the cast.
- 2022 November 16, Paul Bigland, “From rural branches to high-speed arteries”, in RAIL, number 970, page 57:
- I would have liked to have hung around in Birmingham, but my connections are tight owing to a points failure, and I make the CrossCountry Class 170 to Derby by the skin of my teeth.
- (idiomatic) To spend time or be friends. (especially to hang around with someone)
- My daughter likes to hang around with older kids after school.
- 1984, Ric Ocasek, “You Might Think”, in Heartbeat City, performed by The Cars:
- Oh well uh, you might think I'm crazy / To hang around with you / Or maybe you think I'm lucky / To have somethin' to do
to stay, linger or loiter
to spend time or be friends