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cliff-hang

or cliff·hang

[ klif-hang ]
/ ˈklɪfˌhæŋ /
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verb (used without object), cliff-hung, cliff-hang·ing.Informal.

to wait eagerly for the outcome of a suspenseful situation or contest.

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Origin of cliff-hang

First recorded in 1935–40
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