hang tight

hang tight
To remain in ones current location.

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  • hang tight — [phrasal verb] US informal : to wait before doing anything Investors are being advised to hang tight until the stock market rebounds. • • • Main Entry: ↑hang hang tight see ↑hang, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑tight …   Useful english dictionary

  • hang on — phrasal verb Word forms hang on : present tense I/you/we/they hang on he/she/it hangs on present participle hanging on past tense hung on past participle hung on 1) [intransitive] to hold tightly to something hang on to: The train rattled along… …   English dictionary

  • hang — verb ADVERB ▪ limply, loosely ▪ He had lost weight and the suit hung loosely on him. ▪ uselessly ▪ Her injured arm hung uselessly at her side. ▪ upside …   Collocations dictionary

  • hang — hang1 W2S1 [hæŋ] v past tense and past participle hung [hʌŋ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(top part fastened)¦ 2¦(picture etc)¦ 3¦(kill/be killed)¦ 4¦(paper)¦ 5¦(door)¦ 6¦(mist/smoke/smell)¦ 7 hang open 8 hang in the balance 9 hang by a thread …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tight — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj., adv. 1 not loose VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem ▪ become, get, go ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • hang fire — DELAY, hang back, hold back, hold on, stall, pause; procrastinate, vacillate, adopt Fabian tactics; informal hang about/around, sit tight, hold one s horses. → hang * * * delay or be delayed in taking action or progressing * * * hang fire see… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hang on — Synonyms and related words: account for, accredit with, accrete to, accrue from, acknowledge, adhere, adhere to, agglomerate, all depend, apply to, arise from, ascribe to, assign to, attach to, attribute to, be based on, be contingent on, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Hang Fire — Infobox Single Name = Hang Fire Artist = Rolling Stones from Album = Tattoo You Released = April, 1982 Format = CD, 7 Recorded = 1977/1978, re recorded 1981 Genre = Rock Length = 2 20 Label = Rolling Stones/Virgin Writer = Jagger/Richards… …   Wikipedia

  • hang around — Synonyms and related words: abide, affect, await, bide, bide the issue, bum around, dally, dawdle, delay, dillydally, do nothing, frequent, goof off, hang about, hang out, hang out at, haunt, hold everything, hold on, hold your horses, idle, laze …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hang on — 1) he hung on to her coat Syn: hold on to, hold fast to, grip, clutch, grasp, hold tightly to, cling to 2) her future hung on their decision Syn: depend on, be dependent on, turn on, hinge on …   Thesaurus of popular words

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