dangle

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dangle /ˈdæŋgəl/ verb
dangles; dangled; dangling
dangle
/ˈdæŋgəl/
verb
dangles; dangled; dangling
Learner's definition of DANGLE
: to hang down loosely especially in a way that makes it possible to swing freely
[no object]
often + from
[+ object]
[+ object] informal : to offer (something) in order to persuade someone to do something

leave someone dangling

informal also keep someone dangling
: to force someone to be in an uncertain position or to wait for a decision
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