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Synonyms for hook

catch

by hook or by crook

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hook something or someone up

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  • connect (up)
  • link (up)
  • fix (up)

hook up with someone

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  • get together with
  • meet (up) with
  • join forces with
  • unite with

hook, line, and sinker

off the hook

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a device for fastening or for checking motion

to take (another's property) without permission

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a catch for locking a door

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a sharp curve or crook

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anything that serves as an enticement

a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

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fasten with a hook

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make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

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take by theft

make off with belongings of others

hit with a hook

catch with a hook

to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

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secure with the foot

entice and trap

approach with an offer of sexual favors

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I think I can get my completion rate up this week and fine-tune some stuff,'' said Fox, who actually completed 15 of 24 passes for 148 yards before getting the hook.
And that's being kind5Edgaras Jankauskas: Contributed4absolutely nothing before getting the hook.
However, with Rangers man Mo Ross getting the hook at half time last week, and his replacement Graham Alexander looking anything but the right answer, McNamara is poised to slot into the side at right-back on Saturday.
Hamilton, who struck out nine Dodgers in recording his 15th victory last Friday, lasted only four innings, getting the hook for a pinch hitter with his team down 4-1.
The midfielder ripped his shirt off after getting the hook before hurling the shinpads in the general direction of Denizli.