hang about with

hang about with
ˌhang a ˈround with ˌhang a ˈbout with british [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they hang around with he/she/it hangs around with present participle hanging around with past tense hung around with past participle hung around with] informal phrasal verb
to spend time with someone

Marie always hung around with boys.

Thesaurus: to spend time with friendssynonym
Main entry: hang

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hang about with somebody — ˌhang aˈbout with sb derived (BrE) (NAmE ˈhang with sb) (informal) to spend a lot of time with sb Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hang around with — phrasal verb hang around with or hang about with [transitive] Word forms hang around with : present tense I/you/we/they hang around with he/she/it hangs around with present participle hanging around with past tense hung around with past… …   English dictionary

  • hang about — verb a) to stay, linger or loiter If you hang about after the show, you can meet the cast. b) to spend time or be friends (especially to hang about with someone) The stranger kept hanging about just inside the inn door, peering round the corner… …   Wiktionary

  • hang about/hang around/hang out — [v] associate with; be residing in 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; concepts 114,226 Ant. condemn …   New thesaurus

  • hang about — phrasal verb Word forms hang about : present tense I/you/we/they hang about he/she/it hangs about present participle hanging about past tense hung about past participle hung about British informal 1) [intransitive/transitive] same as hang around… …   English dictionary

  • hang about — Synonyms and related words: around, clasp, cling to, dangle, follow, follow at heel, follow close upon, follow the crowd, go with, hover over, huddle, hug, hug the shore, keep close to, lie by, march with, stand by, stay inshore, stay near,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hang about — linger, pass time, loiter; spend time with …   English contemporary 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 — 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

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