Idioms: Hang in there

Today’s idiom is:

HANG IN THERE

Learning American English can be hard, so hang in there and keep practicing.

You may be wondering hang where?  In a closet?  NO.

We use this idiom to say: keep going; don’t give up

This idiom may have come from the sport of boxing where a fighter may HANG on the ropes around the ring or the opponent so he can avoid being punched and rest for a few seconds before continuing the fight.

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