French translation of hock
- (British, = wine)
vin m du Rhin
- [of animal]
jarret mham hock
jarret de porcgammon hock
jarret de porc fumé
to be in hock (= owe money) [person]
être endetté(e)to be in hock to sb
s'endetter auprès de qnto be in hock to the banks
être endetté(e) auprès des banques
⇒ Years ago, he would never have got in hock to the bank.
Il y a quelques années, il ne se serait jamais endetté auprès de la banque.
to be in hock (= in pawn shop) [object]
être mis(e) en gage,
être mis(e) au clou
Example Sentences Including 'hock'
We know you weren't paid for your last tour of Bosnia, and that you're already up to your neck in hock.The Devil's Door
The wine steward arrived with a bottle already opened and began pouring a sweet German hock into the glasses.Wall Games
He offered to cut her in on a deal once, but she said she didn't like being in hock to the kind of gangsters he was hanging with.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
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Translation of hock from the Collins English to French Dictionary