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Vesna Kong
What's the difference between hang out and hang about? There is a question in my exercise book During the summer vacation,kids are often seen hanging __ in the streets. A.about B.out The key is A. But is B incorrect?And what's the difference between them.I need help.Thanks
Mar 9, 2014 9:02 PM
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Hang out is usually in reference to a place. Example: My friends and I went to our favorite hang out on Saturday. My friends and I will hang out at Freddy's on Sunday. Hang about usually means you have no where in particular to go. Example: My friends and I will have little time this week so we will probably just hang about and talk. A husband might hang about the mall killing time while his wife shops. I hope this helps.
March 9, 2014
about is not really used in that context. it's just the way it's spoken.
March 9, 2014
Vesna Kong
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