on one's own hook
phrasal by oneself ; independently

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  • On one's own hook — Hook Hook (h[oo^]k; 277), n. [OE. hok, AS. h[=o]c; cf. D. haak, G. hake, haken, OHG. h[=a]ko, h[=a]go, h[=a]ggo, Icel. haki, Sw. hake, Dan. hage. Cf. {Arquebuse}, {Hagbut}, {Hake}, {Hatch} a half door, {Heckle}.] 1. A piece of metal, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on one's own hook — See: ON ONE S OWN ACCOUNT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's own hook — See: ON ONE S OWN ACCOUNT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on\ one's\ own\ hook — • on one s own account • on one s own hook informal adv. phr. 1. For yourself; as a free agent; independently. After they had picked out the class gift, members of the committee did some shopping on their own account. 2. See: of one s own accord …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on one's own hook — phrasal : on one s own account or responsibility : without authorization or assistance : by oneself : independently * * * on one s own hook On one s own responsibility, initiative or account • • • Main Entry: ↑hook * * * informal, dated …   Useful english dictionary

  • on one's own hook — idi inf on one s own hook, independently …   From formal English to slang

  • on one’s own hook — mod. all by oneself. □ I don’t need any help. I can do it on my own hook. □ She did it on her own hook without having to call on anyone …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • on\ one's\ own\ account — • on one s own account • on one s own hook informal adv. phr. 1. For yourself; as a free agent; independently. After they had picked out the class gift, members of the committee did some shopping on their own account. 2. See: of one s own accord …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on one's own account — or {informal}[on one s own hook] {adv. phr.} 1. For yourself; as a free agent; independently. * /After they had picked out the class gift, members of the committee did some shopping on their own account./ 2. See: OF ONE S OWN ACCORD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's own account — or {informal}[on one s own hook] {adv. phr.} 1. For yourself; as a free agent; independently. * /After they had picked out the class gift, members of the committee did some shopping on their own account./ 2. See: OF ONE S OWN ACCORD …   Dictionary of American idioms

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