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It'll be beastly dull for her at The Warren, you see, poor girl; and she doesn't seem to jump at Spunyarn, though he does hang on.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Perhaps you will understand now that you ought to have asked my business ere you proposed to hang me off hand.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
These form one of the many island groups that hang like a fringe or festoon on the skirt of the continent of Asia.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The chair rests upon two long poles, which hang by straps upon the shoulders of four stout men.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
He fed the monkeys with candy, and laughed to see them hang by their tails while they took it from his hand.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
At a circuit dinner, a counsellor observed to another, "I shall certainly hang your client."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Jessie, who was taking off her own outer garments to hang before the now roaring fire, only laughed at that.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
I had known him well in Melbourne where he helped me more than anyone else to get the hang of the Australian system.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Clipperton, instantly divining Matt's plan, started toward him, with the intention of helping him hang onto the end of the rope.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
These stories by a round-about way, gathering in circumstantial detail as they travelled, had reached his sister.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO HANG ABOUT

  • abide
  • affect
  • dally
  • frequent
  • glom
  • hang about
  • hang out
  • haunt
  • linger
  • live
  • loiter
  • reside
  • resort
  • roam
  • spend time
  • swell
  • tarry
  • waste time
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