Translation of hang around in Spanish:

hang around

phrasal verb

informal

  • 1

    (stay, wait idly)
    there's no point in hanging around: they're not coming back no vale la pena esperar, no van a volver
    • I hung around to see what would happen me quedé por ahí para ver qué pasaba
    • I've been hanging around all day waiting for her to call he estado todo el día aquí plantado, esperando que me llame
    • he saw them hanging around outside los vio merodeando / rondando por allí
    • he kept us hanging around for an hour nos tuvo esperando una hora
    • mostly they just hang around on street corners pasan la mayor parte del tiempo en la calle, holgazaneando
    • I don't like the people you hang around with no me gusta la gente con la que andas
    • once he's decided, he won't hang around una vez que se decida, no va a andar con vueltas
  • 2

    we hung around the town for a few days nos quedamos unos días dando vueltas por la ciudad
    • he's always hanging around the bar siempre anda rondando por el bar