dangle from (something)

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dangle from (something)

To hang loosely from something, as if likely to fall. Can you secure that picture before it falls? It's just dangling from the nail.
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dangle something from something

to hang something loosely from something else. She dangled a few small bells from the bottom of her skirt during the holidays. I dangled a bit of fish from the window so I could see how high the cat would jump.
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dangle from something

to hang from something. A number of colorful glass balls dangled from the branches of the tree. Some loose threads dangled from the bottom of his jacket.
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3--Ran in Conejo edition only) Firefighter Dale Althoff dangles from a rope beside the Holiday Inn.
TERROR Cradle carrying two window cleaners dangles from the World Trade Center, New York