hang a right

hang a right
hang a left/​right american spoken phrase
to turn left or right when you are driving
Thesaurus: to drive, or to operate a vehiclehyponym
Main entry: hang

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hang a ˈleft/ˈright idiom
(NAmE) to take a left/right turn
Main entry:hangidiom

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  • hang a right — tv. to turn right. □ Hang a right about here. □ I told him to hang a right at the next corner, but he went on …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hang a right — verb To turn right, to take a right turn. Hang a right at the next intersection …   Wiktionary

  • hang a right — hang a left/right American, informal if you tell the driver of a car to hang a left/right, you mean turn left/right. You hang a left at the gas station and then drive straight ahead for two miles …   New idioms dictionary

  • hang a right — v. make a right turn …   English slang

  • hang — [haŋ] vt. HUNG, hanging; for vt. 3 & vi. 5, hanged is the preferred pt. & pp. hung [ME hangen, with form < OE vi. hangian & ON vi. hanga; senses < these, also < OE vt. hon & ON caus. v. hengja; akin to Ger vi. hangen, vt. hängen, to… …   English World dictionary

  • hang — hang1 W2S1 [hæŋ] v past tense and past participle hung [hʌŋ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(top part fastened)¦ 2¦(picture etc)¦ 3¦(kill/be killed)¦ 4¦(paper)¦ 5¦(door)¦ 6¦(mist/smoke/smell)¦ 7 hang open 8 hang in the balance 9 hang by a thread …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hang — hangable, adj. hangability, n. /hang/, v., hung or (esp. for 4, 5, 20, 24) hanged; hanging; n. v.t. 1. to fasten or attach (a thing) so that it is supported only from above or at a point near its own top; suspend. 2. to attach or suspend so as to …   Universalium

  • hang — 1 verb past tense and past participle hung /h / 1 HANG FROM ABOVE a) (T) to fix or put something in a position so that the bottom part is free to move and does not touch the ground: Hang your coat on the hook. b) (intransitive always + adv/prep)… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hang — I. verb (hung; also hanged; hanging) Etymology: partly from Middle English hon, from Old English hōn, verbt.; partly from Middle English hangen, from Old English hangian, verbi. & verbt.; both akin to Old High German hāhan, verbt., to hang,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • right — right1 [ raıt ] adverb *** ▸ 1 exactly ▸ 2 immediately ▸ 3 correctly/accurately ▸ 4 toward the right ▸ 5 all the way ▸ 6 completely ▸ 7 as would be normal ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) exactly: Their office is right in the middle of town. The keys were right… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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