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hang on / iba agarrada de su brazo
 
hang on   hang
A. -intransitive verb + preposition
1. ·she hung on his arm
·iba agarrada de su brazo
a. to hang on somebody'noun every word
b. hang on somebody'noun words   estar pendiente de todo lo que dice somebody, someone,   no perder detalle de lo que dice somebody, someone
2. (=depend on)   depender de
·everything hangs on his decision
·todo depende de su decisiónoun
·everything hangs on whether he saw her or not
·todo depende de si la vio o no
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (=grip, hold)
·to hang on ([to] something)
·agarrarse (a or de algo)
·hang on to the branch
·agárrate a or de la rama
·hang on tight
·agárrate fuerte
a. to hang on (to something) for dear life   agarrarse (a algo) como si fuera la vida en ello
2. *
(=wait)   esperar
·hang on a minute!
·¡espera (un momento)!
·could you hang on, please?
(telecommunications)   no cuelgue, por favor
·to [keep] somebody hanging on
·hacer esperar a somebody, someone,   tener a somebody, someone esperando
3. (=hold out)   aguantar
·he managed to hang on till help came
·consiguió aguantar hasta que llegó ayuda
·United hung on to take the cup
·el United aguantó el tipo y ganó la copa
·hang on [in] there!
*   ¡aguanta!
 
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