hang

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhæŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hæŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hang)


Inflections of 'hang' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
hangs
v 3rd person singular
hanging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
hanged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (When talking about a person being killed by hanging)
hung
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (All other usages)
hanged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (When talking about a person being killed by hanging)
hung
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (All other usages)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

hang

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. hang [ribbons, decorations] from the [ceiling]
  2. hang a [picture, painting] on the wall
  3. the [picture] is hanging on the wall
  4. hang from the [ceiling, tree]
  5. is hanging down from [above, the ceiling, the tree]
  6. was hanging from a [rope, cable, hook, branch]
  7. hanging on to the [rope]
  8. hang on for [your, dear] life
  9. hanging on your every [word, move]
  10. it all hangs on your [decision, actions]
  11. hang on
  12. hang on a [moment, minute, second]
  13. hang on [a, just one] [moment]
  14. hang in there
  15. hang around [the school, downtown, the park]
  16. always hanging over my [head, shoulder]
  17. a [shadow, depression] is hanging over me
  18. [moon, clouds] hung low (in the sky)
  19. hang (up) your [coat, jacket] on the [hook, door, stand]
  20. hang up the phone
  21. hang up on your [mother, friend]
  22. [chef, player] has hung up his [apron, boots]
  23. hang your [clothes, laundry] (up) to dry
  24. hang (out) the [clothes]
  25. hang (out) with your [friends, coworkers]
  26. hanging with my [friends]
  27. hang a [murderer, terrorist]
  28. (was) hanged for [murdering, killing]
  29. the [meat, beef, lamb] is hung for [14 days]
  30. hang back from [saying, doing, answering]
  31. hung her head (in shame)
  32. hang a (sharp) [left, right]
n
  1. am (finally) getting the hang of this
  2. do you have the hang of it (yet)?
  3. just can't get the hang of it
  4. never could get the hang of [it, mornings, computers]
  5. am trying to get the hang of
  6. got the hang of it [finally, in the end]
  7. UK: the hang of a [jacket, coat, suit, garment]
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