He hung the painting on the wall.
We hung paper lanterns from the trees.
My grandmother used to hang the wash on a clothesline.
A photograph of her family hangs on the wall.
Several of her paintings are hanging in the Museum of Modern Art.
Your coat is hanging in the closet.
They plan to hang wallpaper in the hallway.
He let his arm hang down into the water.
They will hang him in the county jailhouse.
He was hanged for his crimes. Noun
the hang of a skirt
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Now, bake some cookies, hang your stockings and put that elf on the shelf.
Milan Polk, Men's Health, 17 Nov. 2022 Guitars hang from the walls, including more than 40 from Delgado’s personal collection, and the atmosphere is suffused with the scent of fresh wood.
Selene Riverastaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 17 Nov. 2022 The traveling mural will hang at different places in the city, starting with Hartford HealthCare’s new location at 100 Pearl St., City Hall, and other community locations.
Deidre Montague, Hartford Courant, 16 Nov. 2022 Grandma or grandpa can hang this on any wall in their home.
Ysolt Usigan, Woman's Day, 15 Nov. 2022 Three baguette diamonds hang from there, with three more small diamonds making their way to the dangling pearl.
Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 14 Nov. 2022 There is a pet memorial booth, where those whose pets have died can write their names on paper and hang them on a memorial art wall.al, 2 Nov. 2022 Raymond purchased a black Workstead light fixture and then had his team construct a scaffold to hang it from a 40-foot ceiling.
Robert Rorke, Robb Report, 16 Oct. 2022 America’s Marilyn hang-up, by this point, was beginning to look terminal.
Sophie Lewis, Harper’s Magazine , 26 Oct. 2022
Kids and adult newbies to the hoverboard world will appreciate the Razor Hovertrax Prizma’s training setting, allowing riders to get the hang of the device before allowing more advanced stops and turns.Popular Mechanics, 15 Nov. 2022 Luckily, skin cycling is a pretty easy process to get the hang of.
Maggie O'neill, SELF, 17 Sep. 2022 Since then, Lee and Youcef have been getting the hang of being a couple in the public eye.
Angela Andaloro, PEOPLE.com, 4 July 2022 That may sound like a long sit for first-timers still getting the hang of Sondheim.San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Mar. 2022 The guys of Modern English hang with Debbie Gibson backstage at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in N.Y.C. on Oct. 4. Olivia Colman films Wicked Little Letters in Littlehampton, England, on Oct. 4.
People Staff, Peoplemag, 11 Oct. 2022 An armchair balances on the dining table, a television set sits on its side against the living room wall, portraits of the sea hang crooked.
Erica Lee, CNN, 8 Oct. 2022 Gigi Hadid and Leonardo DiCaprio are reportedly dating and it's gone beyond casual hang outs.
Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 24 Sep. 2022 In videos from Nablus viewed by The Wall Street Journal, dozens of young men are shown pelting Palestinian Authority security jeeps with stones as plumes of tear gas hang over the city center.
Aaron Boxerman, WSJ, 20 Sep. 2022 See More
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Verb and Noun
partly from Middle English hon, from Old English hōn, transitive verb; partly from Middle English hangen, from Old English hangian, intransitive verb & transitive verb; both akin to Old High German hāhan, transitive verb, to hang, hangēn, intransitive verb — more at cunctation