hang about
intransitive verb phrase
1. (colloquial) (to wait for something) (United Kingdom) 
I suppose we've no choice but to hang about 'til Armando comes back.Supongo que no nos queda otra alternativa que quedarnos esperando hasta que vuelva Armando.
2. (colloquial) (to deliberate) (United Kingdom) 
You don't have time to hang about. You need to take a decision.No tienes el tiempo para pensártelo demasiado. Tienes que tomar una decisión.
3. (to spend time; used with "with") 
a. ir 
Alberto doesn't really hang about with those kids anymore.Albero realmente ya no va con esos chicos.
b. salir 
I think Beto is one of the kids from school that our son hangs about with.Creo que Beto es uno de los chicos de la escuela con quien sale nuestro hija.
transitive verb phrase
4. (to spend time in the area of) 
There were some dodgy characters hanging about the park.Había unos tipos sospechosos que daban vueltas por la vecindad.
The last time I saw Daniel, he was hanging about the neighborhood with his friends.La última vez que vi a Daniel, estaba merodeando por la vecindad con sus amigos.
hang about
intransitive verb
1. (colloquial) 
a. esperar (wait) 
he kept me hanging about for hoursme tuvo esperando horas
hang about
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
2 (wait) esperar
hang about, you told me she'd agreed to it (espera) un momento, me dijiste que ella estaba de acuerdo
hang about - why should you get all the money?
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