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  • n  a special way of doing something
    he couldn't get the hang of it
  • n  the way a garment hangs
    he adjusted the hang of his coat
  • n  a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
  • v  be suspended or hanging
  • v  cause to be hanging or suspended
  • v  kill by hanging
    The murderer was hanged on Friday
  • v  let drop or droop
  • v  fall or flow in a certain way
    This dress hangs well
  • v  be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
    This worry hangs on my mind
    The cloud of suspicion hangs over her
  • v  give heed (to)
  • v  be suspended or poised
  • v  hold on tightly or tenaciously
    hang on to your father's hands
  • v  be exhibited
    Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum
  • v  prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
  • v  decorate or furnish with something suspended
  • v  be placed in position as by a hinge
    This cabinet door doesn't hang right!
  • v  place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction
    hang a door
  • v  suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste
    hang the venison for a few days

  • But whenever Chino gets out of jail from his latest weapons-possession charge, he will still have nowhere to go but the gang neighborhood, nobody to hang with but his homeboys .
  • The two new laws are now being implemented, and their backers hope they will mitigate the state's hang-'em-high image.
  • First, though, he would be imprisoned by his fellow adventurers, sentenced twice to hang, and spared from ritual Algonquian execution by an enchanting woodlands princess whose .
News & Articles


  • Lindsay Lohan in NECN
    I did do everything that I was told to do and did the best I could to balance jobs and show up,she said. "I wasn't missing the classes just to hang out and do anything like that. I was working mostly in Morocco -- the trip I was working...
  • Larry King in Us Magazine
    Citing a desire to spend more time with his family, King said "I'm looking forward to the future and what my next chapter will bring, but for now it's time to hang up my nightly suspenders."
  • John Howard in Sydney Morning Herald
    I think that would just encourage those who wanted completely to destabilise and destroy Iraq, and create chaos and victory for the terrorists to hang on and hope for (an) Obama victory,Mr Howard told the Nine Network. "If I was running...

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