to hang on

Do you know the English phrase “to hang on“?

Look at these examples. Can you guess what it means?

Eg 1

A: Come on! We’re going to be late!

B: Hang on a minute. I can’t find my keys!

Eg 2

A: Can you help me tidy the room?

B: Yeah, hang on. I’m just going to the bathroom. I’ll be right back.

 

“to hang on” means:

a) to wait

b) to go away

c) to be quiet

 

The answer is below ↓

 

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Answer: a) to wait.