Definition of leave (someone) danglinginformal
- We were kept dangling for weeks while the bank reviewed our loan application.
: bequeath, devise
: to have remaining after one's death
: to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect
: permission to do something
: authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment
: an act of leaving : departure
: some person : somebody
: to hang loosely and usually so as to be able to swing freely
: to be a hanger-on or a dependent
: to occur in a sentence without having a normally expected syntactic relation to the rest of the sentence (such as climbing in "Climbing the mountain the cabin came into view")
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