hang in there | hang on in there Informal
Meaning: You can tell someone to hang in there, or hang on in there, if they're in a difficult situation and you want to encourage them, or tell them not to give up.
- Giving up cigarettes is really hard, but it gets easier as each day passes, so hang in there and you'll soon feel better.
- I was exhausted, and I really wanted to quit, but I told myself to hang on in there and finish the race.
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