Definition of 'hook'
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Example sentences containing 'hook'
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Then he took his phone off the hook. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Dear Deidre I'VE discovered my girlfriend has been trying to hook up with another guy. The Sun (2016)From the first paragraph in you are, once again, hooked. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The men I spoke to genuinely thought they'd completed their families then divorce hit and they hooked up with childless women. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The hooks usually attached to his arms were missing. The Sun (2006)We hooked up again at a reunion a few months ago. The Sun (2012)Unless he can get off the hook. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We were well rewarded when our hunter hooked a big seal on to the ice. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)My phone hooked up with minimum fuss. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The last thing he should do after the show is hook up with another celebrity. The Sun (2011)Games makers are now making an effort to keep players hooked until the end. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We were the ones who were hooked. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sometimes people with a fairly powerful left hook. The Sun (2013)By attaching a grappling hook to a rope up to five miles long. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is an intelligent and authentic series that will have you hooked once again. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How can we get off this hook? Times, Sunday Times (2006)They told of one car company that hooks people up to electrical equipment and cameras and runs images past them. Christianity Today (2000)Music first hooked her at four. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now fast-forward and the great fish is hooked. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These metal monkey door hooks fit doors up to 4cm thick to provide extra hanging space. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were no handbags, only right hooks. The Sun (2010) Something unexpected, hooking me up with musicians from the other side of the world. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Its hooks catch in the clothes of passers-by. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They sounded like a montage of countless funk and soul classics, but lacked the hooks to become hits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The dogs were dragged out using special poles that hooked round their necks, and loaded into cages in cars. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'hook'
British English: hook /hʊk/ NOUN
A hook is a bent piece of metal or plastic that is used for catching or holding things, or for hanging things up.
He felt a fish pull at his hook.
- American English: hook
- Arabic: كُلَّاب
- Brazilian Portuguese: gancho
- Chinese: 钩子
- Croatian: kuka
- Czech: hák
- Danish: krog
- Dutch: haak
- European Spanish: gancho
- Finnish: koukku
- French: crochet
- German: Haken
- Greek: γάντζος
- Italian: gancio
- Japanese: フック
- Korean: 갈고리
- Norwegian: krok
- Polish: hak
- European Portuguese: gancho
- Romanian: cârlig
- Russian: крюк
- Spanish: gancho
- Swedish: krok
- Thai: ตะขอ
- Turkish: kanca
- Ukrainian: гачок
- Vietnamese: móc
British English: hook VERB
If you hook one thing to another, you attach it there using a hook.
He hooked his tractor to the car and pulled it to safety.
Definition of hook from the Collins English Dictionary
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