Hang From, Off

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crawh

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If I try to use the verb 'hang' in some situations:

"A lantern hangs from/off a tree branch."
"He is tall. So when he sleeps in his bed, his feet hang from/off the bed."

Should it be 'from' or 'off' that comes after 'hang'?
 

bodogeri

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To the best of my knowledge, you can use "hang from" and "hang on" interchangeably. However, "hang off" means something else: to hold back; be averse.
 

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