phrasal verbs with hang
Phrasal verbs with ‘hang’ include:
- hang about/around
meaning – spend time somewhere with no aim or purpose
example – You need to stop hanging around with Tony, he`s a bad influence.
- hang back
meaning – stay behind, stay in the background
example – I`ll meet you in the office. I’ll hang back for a bit; I’m expecting a parcel.
- hang in (there)
meaning – try and be positive, continue fighting
example – Hang in there, it`ll all be over in a week.
- hang on
meaning – wait a short time
example – I’m leaving now. I’ve been hanging on for long enough.
- hang on to
meaning – hold something
example – Can you hang on to my glasses before I lose them?
- hang out
meaning – chill, relax with friends
example – Let`s go and hang out at the beach, it’s a nice day.
- hang up
meaning – suspend an item in the air, end a phone call
example – The gas company keeps hanging up on me. I guess they don’t want my money!
- hang with (someone)
meaning – spend time with someone
example – Are you alone? Do you want to come and hang with me?
picture phrasal verbs with hang
Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘hang’ in more detail and see some examples in use.