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synonyms for hangs about

  • abide
  • affect
  • dally
  • frequent
  • get along with
  • haunt
  • have relations with
  • linger
  • live
  • loiter
  • reside
  • resort
  • roam
  • spend time
  • stand around
  • swell
  • tarry
  • waste time
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How to use hangs about in a sentence

These stories by a round-about way, gathering in circumstantial detail as they travelled, had reached his sister.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The taint of commerce and the smoke of the north hangs visibly on the horizon.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Why, Lil Pendleton wears a lace shawl over her shoulders in the house, and hangs over the gas-log like an old woman.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Not till Felix comes to her in the chamber above the dining hall—there where that trumpet vine hangs—comes to say good-by to her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The pathway led through a door in the great gateway, over which still hangs suspended the iron port-cullis.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Her whole soul hangs upon the lips of a beautiful baby doll that seems to be calling her his mummy.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
There is also another type of monorail of overhead construction, the wheels running on the rail from which the car hangs.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
And they both think of the cabbage soup steaming in the pot that hangs from the hook right under the great chimney.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
Mrs. G. still hangs in suspense and seems to consider a town expedition with horror.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
She hangs back, shrinking, for a moment, when ordered into the coach with the dead body of her partner in guilt.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
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