Thesaurus / hangs around


Why, he told a story about being in a dreadful hurry to find his sister, but he hangs around here.

On his round face there was always a smile like that which hangs around the jaws of a pike—only more humorous.

RomanceJoseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer

I will now satisfy thy craving; yes, I will unravel the mystery that hangs around my head.

Gomez AriasJoaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso

A fellow that hangs around a country club when he ain't hangin' around a girl, is always no good.

We have to do their work for them an' they hangs around home an' gets slaughtered!

This is a razor incased in a little sack, generally leather, which he hangs around his neck with a string.

All the time he hangs around here, and then he goes to work and gets married.

Object: matrimonyMontague Glass

Little incidents after the rout were full of the humour that hangs around everything grave.

He hangs around hydroponics a lot and he gets a daily ration of vitamins.

Once a GreechEvelyn E. Smith

She hangs around the house and rarely flies as far as the next house even, preferring to travel on a visitor's coat.

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