hang from (something)(redirected from hang somebody from)
hang from (something)
1. To cause someone or something to dangle from something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "hang" and "from." Go on, hang our nation's colors from the flagpole!
2. To dangle from something. Something must be hanging from my car—what else could explain all that racket?
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hang someone or something from something
to suspend someone or something from something. The captain wanted to hang him from the highest yardarm as punishment. I hung a colorful decoration from the windowsill.
hang from something
to be suspended from something. Colorful decorations hung from the branches of the tree. What is that hanging from the side of the building?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.