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hang

[haŋ]
(ordnance)
To lock the receiver or bolt of a gun in an open position.

hang

(1)
To wait for an event that will never occur. "The system is hanging because it can't read from the crashed drive". See wedged, hung.

hang

(2)
To wait for some event to occur; to hang around until something happens. "The program displays a menu and then hangs until you type a character." Compare block.

hang

(3)
To attach a peripheral device, especially in the construction "hang off": "We're going to hang another tape drive off the file server." Implies a device attached with cables, rather than something that is strictly inside the machine's chassis.
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When Wo l f jumped on my back stalwart John was born day Sport when I was on the Hang Tough and tried to pull my trousers down, I knew I could hold on.
Both of us had chances, I was up a break, he came back, then he had break points at 4-4 in the fourth and I managed to hang tough enough.
France are now third and boss Raymond Domenech said: "We'll hang tough until the end.
So, make the most of this instalment as the remaining competitors go head-to-head with the Gladiators in events such as Duel, Hang Tough and the Eliminator.
DELIGHTED Gareth Southgate described himself as "incredibly proud" after seeing his Boro side hang tough for a tremendous point at Arsenal.
Immediately after the game, Dacus and other seniors told the underclassmen to hang tough.