hang behind(redirected from hanging behind someone)
1. To remain in some place or area as others leave or move ahead. Hey, can you hang behind for a minute? I have a question for you. I'm going to hang behind for a bit and take some more pictures of the waterfall.
2. To remain behind another person or thing. I tried to hang behind my mother as we went into the principal's office. The officers hung behind the armored truck as they approached the criminals' hideout.
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hang behind (someone or something)
to stay behind someone or something. Don't hang behind us, please. Come on up here and walk with us. Fred is hanging behind and may get lost at the next turn.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.