hang on (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb hang on (2)INFORMAL
If someone tells you to hang on, they want you to wait for a moment.
hang about (British), wait
- hang on Hang on a moment while I answer this call.
- hang on Let's hang on for a bit and see what else happens.
This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
Paula told me to "hang on". She wanted me to
Contributor: Matt Errey