hang a left

hang a left
hang a left/right American, informal if you tell the driver of a car to hang a left/right, you mean turn left/right.

You hang a left at the gas station and then drive straight ahead for two miles.


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  • hang — [haŋ] vt. HUNG, hanging; for vt. 3 & vi. 5, hanged is the preferred pt. & pp. hung [ME hangen, with form < OE vi. hangian & ON vi. hanga; senses < these, also < OE vt. hon & ON caus. v. hengja; akin to Ger vi. hangen, vt. hängen, to… …   English World dictionary

  • hang a right — hang a left/right American, informal if you tell the driver of a car to hang a left/right, you mean turn left/right. You hang a left at the gas station and then drive straight ahead for two miles …   New idioms dictionary

  • hang a right — hang a left/​right american spoken phrase to turn left or right when you are driving Thesaurus: to drive, or to operate a vehiclehyponym Main entry: hang * * * hang a ˈleft/ˈright idiom ( …   Useful english dictionary

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