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hang around/round (something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhang around/round (something) phrasal verb informalWAITto wait or spend time somewhere, doing nothing I hung around the station for an hour but he never came. hang→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hang around/round As he left, the crowd broke up, and I heard rumblings of disappointment about having to hang around.Ponzo kept hanging around; he had no place to sleep.What kind of farmers would be hanging around in their hut on a hot afternoon like this?So the neurotransmitter can hang around longer.Don't hang around school waiting for me ever again.Two days he was hanging around the place.Whatever it was looking for, we didn't hang around to find out.
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Verb table
hang
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhang
he, she, ithangs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhunghanged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hung
he, she, ithas hung
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hung
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hang
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hung
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hanging
he, she, itis hanging
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you, we, theyare hanging
Past
I, he, she, itwas hanging
you, we, theywere hanging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hanging
he, she, ithas been hanging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hanging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hanging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hanging
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