clinging

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present participle of cling
{i} holding on; sticking, adhering; staying close; remaining faithful
clinging to
adhering to, holding fast to
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To adhere to an object, without being affixed, in such a way as to follow its contours. Used especially of fabrics and films
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{v} to twine round, stick, hold
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Adherence; attachment; devotion
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to remain emotionally or intellectually attached; "He clings to the idea that she might still love him "
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To adhere closely; to stick; to hold fast, especially by twining round or embracing; as, the tendril of a vine clings to its support; usually followed by to or together
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To cause to adhere to, especially by twining round or embracing
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To hold very tightly, as to not fall off
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To make to dry up or wither
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{f} hang on to; stick to, adhere to; stay close to; remain faithful to
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come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
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If you cling to someone or something, you hold onto them tightly. Another man was rescued as he clung to the riverbank They hugged each other, clinging together under the lights
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If someone clings to a position or a possession they have, they do everything they can to keep it even though this may be very difficult. He appears determined to cling to power Another minister clung on with a majority of only 18 Japan's productivity has overtaken America in some industries, but elsewhere the United States has clung on to its lead
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fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
cling
hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
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fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
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to remain emotionally or intellectually attached; "He clings to the idea that she might still love him
clinging

    Silbentrennung

    cling·ing

    Türkische aussprache

    klîngîng

    Aussprache

    /ˈkləɴɢəɴɢ/ /ˈklɪŋɪŋ/

    Etymologie

    [ 'kli[ng] ] (intransitive verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English clingan; akin to Old High German klunga tangled ball of thread.

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