#EngVocab: Phrasal verbs with ‘hang’

Tonight admin wants to share some Phrasal Verbs with hang. Hope you’re ready for it!

  1. Hang around. Meaning:
    1. melakukan sesuatu dengan perlahan.
      • Example:
        • “Come on, get your things!  Don’t hang around or we’ll be late for the concert!”
    2. menghabiskan waktu di suatu tempat, tanpa alasan khusus. 
      • Example:
        • “She always hangs around the coffee shop every Sunday.”
    3. menghabiskan waktu bersama orang lain.
      • Example:
        • “I liked heavy metal since I was hanging around with Tom.”
  2. Hang back. Meaning: melakukan sesuatu dengan ragu karena takut atau tidak percaya diri.
    • Example:
      • “Drew, you don’t need to hang back – you have a great skill. You can beat those girls in this dance competition!”
  3. Hang on. Meaning:
    1. menunggu dalam waktu sebentar.
      • Example:
        • Hang on a minute – the food is going  to be ready.”
    2. bertahan.
      • Example:
        • Hang on tight, Dean – it’s going to be a very bumpy ride. Peter is not a good driver.”
    3. menyalahkan seseorang atas kesalahan yang tidak mereka lakukan.
      • Example:
        • “You can’t hang that on me, I wasn’t there last night. I was with Jeff, you could ask him.”
    4.  memberi perhatian.
      • Example:
        • “David hangs on Jules’s every word as if she were a goddess.”
  4. Hang onto (something). Meaning: menjaga sesuatu.
    • Example:
      • “I should hang onto the guitar pick that I got from Jeff last night – it’s valuable.”
  5. Hang out. Meaning: menghabiskan banyak waktu di suatu tempat atau dengan seseorang.
    • Example:
      • “Mary is a groupie. She’s been hanging out with the band.”

That’s a wrap, Fellas! Hope the #EngVocabs will be useful! Have a great night and hope tomorrow will be a great day!

Compiled and written by @iisumarni at @EnglishTips4U  on Thursday, March 21, 2013



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