Idiom:  hang around


Idiom:  hang around

  1. to stay in a place
  2. to be with another person

Example sentences

  • The kids that hang around the library always do well in school.
  • My parents don’t let me hang around older boys.
  • Don't hang around people who complain or you'll end up negative yourself.
  • I'm concerned about the kids my daughter's hanging around with.
  • I used to hang around the goth crowd when I was in high school. Who would believe that I would become a lawyer 10 years later?
  • Once I started hanging around the bar at happy hour, I started to gain a lot of weight from drinking so much beer.
  • Where Sheila? She doesn't hang around here much anymore.
  • My dog always hangs around the repairmen when they come to fix things in our house.


  • spend time
  • hang out (with)
  • run around with
  • run with

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