New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: bang on · hand on · hang down · hang off · hang out · bank on · hand in · hang up · hangdog · hangman
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hang on

1 (v + adv) wait INTRANSITIVEfan verb  c m uI'll hang on for a few weeks fanfaidh mé cúpla seachtain 2 (v + adv expressing a sudden realisation INTRANSITIVEfan nóiméad PhrVfan bomaite PhrVfoighne ort  c m u 3 (v + adv) keep hold INTRANSITIVEgreim a choinneáilwe were hanging on to the raft for dear life bhí muid ag coinneáil greim docht ar an rafta, bhí greim an fhir bháite againn ar an raftahe was hanging on to her every word bhí sé ag éisteacht le gach focal a tháinig as a béal 4 (v + adv) refuse to let go INTRANSITIVEgreim a choinneáilthey're hanging on to outdated practices tá siad ag diúltú éirí as seanchleachtaisshe hung on to her job d'éirigh léi greim a choinneáil ar a post, d'éirigh léi a post a choinneáil 5 (v + adv) SPOR stay in contention INTRANSITIVEthey hung on for a draw d'éirigh leo críochnú ar comhscór → see hang

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