Idiom of the Week: Hang in There

Meaning: Don’t quit, don’t give up; survive, endure.


Hang in there! You’re almost finished!”

“How’s the new job?” “Not easy, but I’m hanging in there.”

English isn’t an easy language to learn, but if you just hang in there you’ll eventually improve.

Pop Quiz:

When might you say “Hang in there!” to someone?

A.  When they’re doing laundry.

B.  When they’re putting a picture on the wall.

C.  When they’re running a race.

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is C. Basically, “Hang in there!” means “Don’t quit!” or “Keep going!” If you had the wrong answer, hang in there!

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