hang over

hang over
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "hang over":
present tense I/you/we/they hang over he/she/it hangs over present participle hanging over past tense hung over past participle hung over
hang over someone/something if something hangs over you, you worry about it or feel upset about it

The threat of homelessness hangs over hundreds of families.

A sense of doom hung over the town.


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