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hang in there

hang in there

Meaning:

  • wait, be patient till things work out
  • don’t give up
  • be persistent in face of difficulties
  • keep trying

Example:

  1. Our company is going through tough times, but we’re hanging in there; things will surely work out.
  2. Though you are not getting the results you expected to, just hang in there, hard work always pays off.
  3. I know you have gone through a lot of difficulties, but hang in there, things can only improve from here.
  4. Despite the difficult conditions, the batsman hung in there and steered his team to victory.
  5. Their marriage was breaking apart, but the decided to hang in there and give it another chance.
  6. The climber was stranded in the high mountains amidst the snow and extreme cold, but he hung in there till help arrived and was saved.
  7. I know you want to quit, but hang in there, things will get better next time.
  8. Starting a new venture is fraught with risks, but if you can hang in there despite the difficulties, you are sure to succeed.

Origin:
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