dangle from

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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Greenish yellow catkins will soon dangle from the tree's twisted branches, followed by a covering of bright green leaves in spring and summer.
356) reports that, wearing a gecko-inspired glove, "a person could dangle from the ceiling." How would that person let go?
Rare is the American who can take his pleasure so guiltlessly or offer it with so few strings attached; in his art, those strings may dangle from the actual work.