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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyhang over
he/she/ithangs over
present participlehanging over
past tensehung over
past participlehung over
  1. hang over someone/something if something hangs over you, you worry about it or feel upset about it

    The threat of homelessness hangs over hundreds of families.

    A sense of doom hung over the town.

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