hang a left

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hang a left

Also, hang a right. Make a left (or right) turn, as when driving an automobile. For example, Hang a left at the traffic light and then hang a right at the next intersection. [Slang; mid-1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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