hang behind


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hang behind

vb
(intr, adverb) to remain in a place after others have left; linger
Translations

w>hang behind

vizurückbleiben; (= dawdle)(hinterher)bummeln or -trödeln
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Keys still hang behind the bar, with memorial trophies and plaques dotted around the building.
(No air-conditioning, so the officer's pressed uniform hang behind a chair).
McKillen himself chose the art here, from the Alberto Giacometti sketches that hang behind the reception desk to the Hiroshi Sugimoto photographs on display in some of the bedrooms.
That's why, when the gym was getting ready to open, I thought of Peter and asked him if he would be willing to paint a portrait to hang behind the reception desk.
You wrap your scarf around your neck but the ends hang behind rather than in front.
Troy even created a sign to hang behind the driver's seat for all passengers to see.
At once researching Gould and thinking alongside him about questions that hang behind every historian's work, Lepore offers a book that is exciting and unsettling.