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  • 61 hook up — Ⅰ. UK US hook up (with sb/sth) Phrasal Verb with hook({{}}/hʊk/ verb [T] INFORMAL ► to meet or begin to work with another person or organization: »a conference where startup companies can hook up with investors Ⅱ. UK US hook (sth) up …

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  • 62 hook up — phrasal verb Word forms hook up : present tense I/you/we/they hook up he/she/it hooks up present participle hooking up past tense hooked up past participle hooked up 1) a) [transitive] to connect two pieces of electrical or electronic equipment… …

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  • 63 hook — [hʊk] noun [C] I 1) a curved piece of metal or plastic, used for hanging things on or for catching fish He hung his coat on a hook on the back of the door.[/ex] 2) a way of hitting someone with your arm bent a left hook to the jaw[/ex] • off the… …

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  • 64 hook — 1. noun [hʊk/ a) A rod bent into a curved shape, typically with one end free and the other end secured to a rope or other attachment. The songs hook snared me. b) A fishhook, a barbed metal hook used for fishing. He is not handling this job, so… …

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  • 65 Hook Up — Infobox Single Name = Hook Up Artist = Dawn Raid All Stars from Album = Released = 2004 Format = CD Single Recorded = 2004 Genre = Hip hop Length = Label = Dawn Raid Entertainment Writer = Producer = Chart position = Reviews = Last single = n/a… …

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  • 66 hook — 1. noun 1) she hung her jacket on the hook Syn: peg, coat rack 2) the dress has six hooks Syn: fastener, fastening, catch, clasp, hasp, clip, pin 3) I had a fish on the end of my hook …

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  • 67 hook — 1. An instrument curved or bent near its tip, used for fixation of a part or traction. 2. hamulus. [A.S. hok] calvarial h. an instrument used in prying off the top of the skull after it has been sawed around, at autopsies and dissections. h. of… …

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  • 68 Hook — Recorded as Hook, Hooke, Hooker, Hookes, Hooks, Huck, Huke, Hocke and Huckes, this is a very early English medieval surname, perhaps even the earliest or certainly one of that select group. It has three possible origins, although none are… …

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  • 69 hook — n. curved piece of metal, wood 1) a crochet; meat; pruning hook blow delivered with bent arm 2) to deliver a hook (he delivered a right hook to his opponent s jaw) misc. (slang) 3) off the hook ( relieved of responsibility ) * * * [hʊk] (D;… …

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  • 70 hook — [OE] Hook and its Germanic relatives, German haken, Dutch haak, Swedish hake, and Danish hage, go back to a prehistoric *keg or *keng ‘bent object’, from which English also gets hank [14] (via Old Norse *hanku). Old Norse haki ‘hook’ was the… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 71 hook — I. n. 1. Catch, clasp, hasp, bent holder, curved catch. 2. Snare, trap. 3. Sickle, reaping hook, reaper, cutter, grasshook. II. v. a. 1. Catch or fasten with a hook, take with a hook. 2. Catch, snare, ensnare, entrap. 3 …

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  • 72 hook — n scythe, sickle; falchion, cutlass, scimitar, saber. 2. snag, trap, snare, springe, noose. 3. crook, angle, dogleg, hairpin turn, horseshoe, loop; curve, curvature, incurvature, bow, arc, turn, twist, tortuosity; bend, bending, flexion, flexure …

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  • 73 hook — [OE] Hook and its Germanic relatives, German haken, Dutch haak, Swedish hake, and Danish hage, go back to a prehistoric *keg or *keng ‘bent object’, from which English also gets hank [14] (via Old Norse *hanku). Old Norse haki ‘hook’ was the… …

    Word origins

  • 74 hook — See: BY HOOK OR BY CROOK, GET THE HOOK at GET THE BOUNCE(2), GIVE THE HOOK at GIVE THE BOUNCE(2), OFF THE HOOK …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 75 hook — See: BY HOOK OR BY CROOK, GET THE HOOK at GET THE BOUNCE(2), GIVE THE HOOK at GIVE THE BOUNCE(2), OFF THE HOOK …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 76 hook — See: by hook or by crook, get the hook at get the bounce(2), give the hook at give the bounce(2), off the hook …

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  • 77 hook up — 1) see hook 7) 2) PHRASAL VERB When someone hooks up a computer or other electronic machine, they connect it to other similar machines or to a central power supply. [V P n (not pron)] ...technicians who hook up computer systems and networks... [V …

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  • 78 hook — 1. tv. to cheat someone. □ Watch the clerk in that store. He might try to hook you. □ They hooked me on the car deal. 2. tv. to steal something. □ Lefty hooked a couple of candy bars just for the hell of it. □ …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 79 hook sb up — UK US hook sb up (with sb/sth) Phrasal Verb with hook({{}}/hʊk/ verb [T] INFORMAL ► to arrange for someone to meet or work with another person or organization: »We videotape applicants in practice interviews and hook them up with employers …

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  • 80 hook — Synonyms and related words: L, Long Melford, abstract, acquitted, all the way, allure, anchor, anchorage, and, and sinker, angle, angle off, annex, apex, appropriate, arc, arch, argue into, articulate, backhand, backhander, backstroke, bag, bait …

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