>HANG AROUND, HANG ROUND, HANG ABOUT

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hang around = hang round = hang about = spend time in a place without doing anything special

examples:

  • We didn ‘t buy anything from the stores. We were just hanging around.
  • Don ‘t just hang around there! Come and help me clean the yard.
  • The children said they didn ‘t see anything concerning the incident. They were just hanging about in the park.
  • When the earthquake happened, we were at the beach, hanging about on the sand.
  • Don ‘t hang round the streets. Go to the park or to a friend’s house.
  • I love it when we hang around their house. They are always very nice and hospitable.
  • I hung around the corner waiting for them for half an hour.
  • Why are these people always hanging about our neighbourhood?
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