Idiom of the Week: Hang in there

It’s been a while since we have had an idiom of the week. Here is a common used phrase.

Meaning: to just wait a little longer while in a difficult situation because relief is coming soon.

Example 1: Hang in there! I’m almost there to help.

Example 2: I had one week left of school while working full time and my mom told me to, “Hang in there.”

Example 3: If you can be strong and hang in there just a little longer, things will get easier.


In which situation/s would someone most likely tell you to, "Hang in there?" (more than one answer is possible)

QUIZ

In which situation/s would someone most likely tell you to, “Hang in there?” (more than one answer is possible)

a. You’re having fun at a party.

b. You’re on a long car ride and can’t stop, but you have to use the bathroom.

c. Your soccer team is winning, but the other team is quickly catching up with only 2 minutes left to play.

Answer: b and c

Explanation: In both situations, you have an urgent need and there is pressure on you to continue until a certain time.

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