hang with

American English INFORMAL
This page is about the phrasal verb hang with.

Meaning: to spend time with

Synonym: hang around with, hang about with

For example:

  • hang with sb After school the older kids go to the mall and hang with their friends.

  • hang with sb My son says he'll spend the holidays surfing and hanging with his crew down the beach.

Note: used mostly by teenagers and young adults in the U.S.A., or by others who want to sound like them

Variety: This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

Whenever she has free time, our eldest daughter likes to hang with

a. her homework

b. her computer

c. her close friends

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