hang in there

American Idiom: hang in there

Hang in there means to persist in a difficult situation or never give up.

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Video Transcript

Hang in there

Giving up is not our choice. We have to hang in there and overcome these challenges.

Hang in there means to persist in a difficult situation or never give up.

Here are example sentences :

Hang in there! Soon you will graduate and get the job you want.

I know you’re having a hard time at work, but you have to hang in there.

Let’s do an exercise!

For each question, replace a word or words in a sentence with the idiom so that the meaning of the sentence is not changed. You have five seconds per question.

Question 1:

He never gave up despite failing many job interviews.

He hung in there despite failing many job interviews.

Question 2:

Never give up, we can still win this game.

Hang in there, we can still win this game.

Practice makes perfect!

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More questions here!

Question 1:

I know things are tough right now, just don’t give up yet.

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Question 2:

Don’t give up and you never know what you might achieve.

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