hang loose informal,

hang loose informal,
hang loose informal,
chiefly N. Amer.
remain calm and untroubled.
loose

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  • hang — hang1 [ hæŋ ] (past tense and past participle hung [ hʌŋ ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 attach something at top only ▸ 2 attach something to wall ▸ 3 kill with rope ▸ 4 put something into position ▸ 5 about smoke/smells ▸ 6 be seen in the sky ▸ 7 spend time in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • hang — hangable, adj. hangability, n. /hang/, v., hung or (esp. for 4, 5, 20, 24) hanged; hanging; n. v.t. 1. to fasten or attach (a thing) so that it is supported only from above or at a point near its own top; suspend. 2. to attach or suspend so as to …   Universalium

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