English version

hang out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhang out phrasal verb1 informalSPEND TIME to spend a lot of time in a particular place or with particular people with I don’t really know who she hangs out with. Where do the youngsters hang out? hangout2 hang something ↔ outDHC to hang clothes outside in order to dry them My job was to hang out the washing. Hang the wet things out to dry.3 let it all hang out informalRELAXED to relax and do what you like4 hang somebody out to dry to not give someone support in a difficult situation, for example to let someone else get all the blame for something hang→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hang outYou'll probably find Dave at the pool hall -- he often hangs out there.I used to hang out with them when I was at college.hang withWho does she usually hang out with?Stone said he had also seen Davis drinking and hanging out with a group of people at Walnut Park on another day.After all, who would you rather hang out with: Byron or Take That?Charles, for his part, still gets to be king one day and presumably hang out with Camilla.Why do I hang out with filmstars?I spent a lot of time listening to records and just hanging out with friends.We'd hang out with him all the time.Moreover, he was hanging out with writers and painters and rarely came home at night.Hang ... out to dryUse it to wipe out opponents! Hang foes out to dry!let it all hang outWas it possible to go too far, or should he just let it all hang out?We let it all hang out.My face resembled the back of one of those baboons who let it all hang out at mating time.Now you can anonymously let it all hang out online.Each time you let it all hang out, you lower your threshold for doing it again.
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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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