Definition of 'off the hook'
Example sentences containing 'off the hook'
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Then he took his phone off the hook. Times, Sunday Times (2017)For weeks, his phone was ringing off the hook with interview requests - and he says a top star would find the bombardment intolerable. The Sun (2017)The slim grey machine in front of me is making the phone jump off the hook. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The phone was ringing off the hook. Christianity Today (2000)Now my phone is ringing off the hook with goodwill messages. The Sun (2014) Take the phone off the hook. The Sun (2013) Phone off the hook and enjoy. The Sun (2012)We lock the doors, take the phone off the hook and watch until the credits. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Clash fans, take your phone off the hook. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The phone was ringing off the hook - and she froze. The Sun (2015)The phone was off the hook and he couldn't wait to leave the house. The Sun (2006)He crossed to the bedside table, took the phone off the hook and dialled zero. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So the phone stays off the hook in Portland as he ponders the biggest call of his life. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Either take your phone off the hook or transfer calls, shut your door and see it stays shut. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)The former university lecturer took them inside to find his pet Ginger dozing next to the phone which was off the hook. The Sun (2010)So I took my phone off the hook and rang colleagues on my mobile. The Sun (2016)The secretary's phone rings and he leans over to take it off the hook, practically flattening me in the process. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A Take the phone off the hook and turn up the Metallica? Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Definition of off the hook from the Collins English Dictionary
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