hang on

hang on
1) colloq. (wait) aspettare

can you hang on? — (on phone) può rimanere in linea?

2) colloq. (survive) resistere

hang on in there! — tieni duro! hang on [sth.]

3) (depend on) dipendere da
4) (listen attentively)

to hang on sb.'s every word — pendere dalle labbra di qcn

* * *
1) (to wait: Will you hang on a minute - I'm not quite ready.) aspettare
2) ((often with to) to hold: Hang on to that rope.) aggrapparsi
3) (to keep; to retain: He likes to hang on to his money.) tenersi stretto
* * *
1. vi + prep
1) (depend on: decision) dipendere da
2) (listen eagerly) bersi le parole di

she hung on his every word — pendeva dalle sue labbra

2. vi + adv
1)

(keep hold) to hang on (to) — aggrapparsi (a), attaccarsi (a)

to hang on to — (keep) tenere

2) (fam: wait) aspettare

hang on a minute! — aspetta un momento!, (polite: on phone) attenda un attimo!

* * *
hang on
1) colloq. (wait) aspettare

can you hang on? — (on phone) può rimanere in linea?

2) colloq. (survive) resistere

hang on in there! — tieni duro! hang on [sth.]

3) (depend on) dipendere da
4) (listen attentively)

to hang on sb.'s every word — pendere dalle labbra di qcn


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