to hang in there

Idiom Definition

"to hang in there"

to persevere;

to not give up

Idiom Definition - hang in there


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - hang in there

Two executives are talking ...

Executive 1: How are the negotiations going?

Executive 2:  We have been negotiating eight or ten hours a day for over a week now.  It's really difficult.

Executive 1Hang in there and you will be successful.

Executive 2:  That's the plan, persevere until we win.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - hang in there

A father and adult son are talking ...

Father:  How are things between you and your wife?

Son:  We've been fighting a lot for months now.  I'm getting worried about my marriage.

Father:  Marriage can be like that.  If you keep working on it and don't give up, things will get better.

Son:  Thanks Dad.  I'll keep trying my best.

Father:  Good attitude son.  Hang in there!

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to hang in there- Gerund Form:

Hanging in when the situation becomes difficult shows strength of character.

to hang in there - Examples:

1)  I'm afraid it will only get worse with time. Hang in there, I really appreciate the work you are doing.

2)  I fear the consumer economy is doomed. # So hang in there people. It's tough tough tough.

3)  It'll happen. It's just hard to hang in there and keep at it.

4)  Hang in there, good luck completing your move, and talk when you can.

5)  Hang in there. I am praying hope for you today. Love, Erica.

6)  Hang in there and do what you can do. Makes copies of EVERYTHING.

7)  And to anybody out there going through a hard time just hang in there.

8)  Looks like I am going to hang in there for another week.

9)  You can make it through this. Keep reading. Keep posting. Hang in there.

10)  Hang in there, what doesn't kill us only makes us stronger.

11)  I'm glad you're still hanging in there. I know things are rough right now.

12)  Just making sure you guys were okay. Hanging in there, buddy?

13)  I applaud you for hanging in there. The competition for law jobs is really tough these days.

14)  Thank you Mr. President for hanging in there and enduring all the negative people trying to bring you down.

15)  Obviously, it's going to be rough on him, but he's hanging in there.

16)  If he hangs in there you don't know what might happen.

17)  God wants tough love that hangs in there and takes the loss of one single sheep seriously.

18)  On the other hand, for the kinds whom hangs in there, at some point the actual breakthrough occurs.

19)  I hope you don't get any panic or anxiety crisis. I hope your family hangs in there and stays there for you. I hope you can sleep well.

20)  War is primarily economic and he who spends less and hangs in there will win eventually.