dangle

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdæŋgəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdæŋgəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(danggəl)

Inflections of 'dangle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
dangles
v 3rd person singular
dangling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
dangled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
dangled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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dangle

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. dangled the treat in front of the [dog, cat]
  2. idiom: dangle a carrot
  3. idiom: could be the carrot to dangle
  4. dangled [it] in front of his face
  5. dangled her feet in the [pool, lake, water]
  6. his feet were dangling over (the edge)
  7. dangled the opportunity in front of him
  8. her earrings dangled (elegantly)
  9. dangling from [her ears, the ceiling]
  10. dangled from a [string, rope]
  11. his arms dangled at his sides
  12. dangled in the [wind, breeze]
  13. was dangling (gently) in the [wind]
  14. (the child) was dangling loosely (from a branch)
  15. dangled [from, on] a rail
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