hang

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  • Some of the winning artists have had to enter for many years before they were hung.
  • It was decided to hang the two men with a third one between them.
  • This is the main area in which students hang out during their day at university.
  • In a growing number of countries, they are hung on city streets.
  • Some hang from buildings, while others are placed on or just above the ground.
  • His force killed the chief and hanged some of the men in his band.
  • The building has plants hanging over the second story onto the front of it.
  • After the supposed death of his father, Hung faces the prince once more.
  • She hanged her husband, her mother in law and her parents on that tree.
  • Some of these are incorporated into his work, while others hang in his studio.
  • Another version said that soldiers were shot down and hanged on the trees afterwards.
  • His car hung around mid-pack for most of the first quarter of the race.
  • All of these items were hung on the wall, over the boy's bed.
  • They would also be very relevant in the event of a hung parliament.
  • We hang it under the roof and let it dry for about half a year.
  • It is often seen carrying fish in its bill with the tail hanging out.
  • Before his sentence could be carried out, he hanged himself in his own cell.
  • Many men had to hang on to the man in front of him just to know where to go.
  • A later trial was held for two more citizens, one of whom was hanged.
  • O, here's a man has hang'd himself, help to get him again. Cited from Every Man Out Of His Humour, by Ben Jonson
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Meaning of hang

  • noun The way a garment hangs
    he adjusted the hang of his coat
  • noun A gymnastic exercise performed on the rings or horizontal bar or parallel bars when the gymnast's weight is supported by the arms
  • verb Be suspended or hanging
    The flag hung on the wall
  • verb Cause to be hanging or suspended
    Hang that picture on the wall
  • verb Kill by hanging
    The murderer was hanged on Friday
  • verb Let drop or droop
    Hang one's head in shame
  • verb Fall or flow in a certain way
    This dress hangs well, Her long black hair flowed down her back
  • verb Be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
    This worry hangs on my mind, The cloud of suspicion hangs over her
  • verb Be suspended or poised
    Heavy fog hung over the valley
  • verb Be exhibited
    Picasso hangs in this new wing of the museum
  • verb Prevent from reaching a verdict, of a jury
  • verb Decorate or furnish with something suspended
    Hang wallpaper
  • verb Be placed in position as by a hinge
    This cabinet door doesn't hang right!
  • verb Place in position as by a hinge so as to allow free movement in one direction
    hang a door
  • verb Suspend (meat) in order to get a gamey taste
    hang the venison for a few days