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What is the meaning of the word-- "hang on"

Asked by nitish bhardwaj, 29 Apr '09 11:58 am
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1.

1. To cling tightly to something.
2. To continue persistently; persevere.
3. To keep a telephone connection open.
4. To wait for a short period of time.
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 29 Apr '09 12:01 pm

 
  
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To pay close attention.

The audience hangs on his every word.
Answered by anil garg, 24 Mar '13 10:00 pm

 
  
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To wait
Answered by Innocent girl, 08 Jan '13 08:25 pm

 
  
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Most common usage : In colloquial speech to say " hang on " means " wait a second ( or a minute ) "
Answered by mahesh chandra, 29 Apr '09 12:46 pm

 
  
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To continue with effort; persevere.
E.g: If you can hang on for a month longer, you will be eligible for the bonus.
Answered by Jayakrishnan, 29 Apr '09 12:17 pm

 
  
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Hang (hng)
v. hung (hng), hanging, hangs
v.tr.
1. To fasten from above with no support from below; suspend.
2. To suspend or fasten so as to allow free movement at or about the point of suspension: hang a door.
3. past tense and past participle hanged (hngd)
a. To execute by suspending by the neck: They hanged the prisoner at dawn.
b. Used to express exasperation or disgust: I'll be hanged! Hang it all!
4. To fix or attach at an appropriate angle: hang a scythe to its handle.
5. To alter the hem of (a garment) so as to fall evenly at a specified height. ...more
Answered by sachin, 29 Apr '09 12:05 pm

 
  
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7.

Keep going
Answered by Palak, 29 Apr '09 12:01 pm

 
  
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8.

To stay, to wait
Answered by puranam mahalaxmi, 29 Apr '09 12:01 pm

 
  
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It is when somebody wants you to wait over the phone without disconnecting it
Answered by tinamohamedali, 29 Apr '09 12:00 pm

 
  
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Hold
Answered by srinivas satyanarayan, 29 Apr '09 11:59 am

 
  
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