Josh: We hang around
on street corners because there's nothing else for us to do.
"The only thing they ask is that I don't hang around
our neighborhood dressed like this."
The primary motivation for participating in this type of leisure activity, and the most frequently mentioned aspect of arcades which was liked, was to meet friends and hang around
; it was implied that this occurred without adult supervision.
Of course, the services would have to institute a bonus system to ease out officers who have already put in 12 to 20 years with the expectation of reaching full retirement; that would still be cheaper than paying these men and women to hang around
until they get there (and then paying them not to hang around
when they do).
But the main, and in some cases only reason is the hefty parachute payment they will receive if they hang around
until an election is called.
1 : to hang around
somewhere for no good reason <Loitering outside the store is prohibited.>
There are "groups" of teenagers that hang around
just as I hung around at their age.
Stephen Welch, head of BID in Coventry, said: "Binley Business Park had an area in which people tended to congregate during the evenings to hang around
and sometimes drink.
Sgt Dave Turner said: "We carry out operations like this every weekend and they are aimed at underage drinkers who hang around
The Erdington Hall estate has no parkland or playing areas for children to play on forcing them to hang around
on street corners where it can be wrongly perceived they could be up to no good.
Residents complained that troublemakers would hang around
The Little Shop at Marsden Lane, Marsden.
When the girl continued to hang around
the centre we arrested her."