hang onto

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Verb[edit]

hang onto (third-person singular simple present hangs onto, present participle hanging onto, simple past and past participle hung onto)

  1. to keep
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 246b.
      They hang onto all these kinds of thing, and insist that only what offers contact and touch is a thing that is.