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hanging on to

phrase
present participle of hang on to

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1 to continue to have in one's possession or power
  • You can hang on to that necklace if you like.

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3 to have or keep in one's hands
  • Can you hang on to my purse while I use the bathroom?

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4 to reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms
  • Hang on to this rope for support.

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