Phrasal Verbs

hang onto

This page is about the phrasal verb hang onto



If you hang onto something, you keep it instead of throwing it away, giving it away, or selling it.



For example

  • hang onto sth You should hang onto those posters - they'll be worth a lot of money in a few years.

  • hang onto sth I wish I'd hung onto my Goldimax shares. They're worth a fortune now.

Quick Quiz

I'm going to hang onto this dinner set. I've decided not to

a. sell it

b. keep it

c. use it

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