go into hock

go into hock

go into debt. We will have to go into hock to buy a house. I go further into hock every time I use my credit card.
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Think about the ludicrous idea of Hearts fans advising each other on a forum that Tesco are doing 16 months interest-free on a credit card, so even if you can't afford the bail-out now, you can go into hock and stick it on the never-never.
Durant agreed that Town Hall is in desperate need of restoration, but "we don't want to go into hock to do it.
I go into hock to pay for my Duck Athletic Fund pledge and season ticket.
Big clubs will spend to stop Chelsea pulling away and smaller clubs will go into hock to stay in touch with the big clubs.
It's all very confusing when politicians lecture us about being thrifty and then encourage us to go into hock to maintain their beloved consumer boom.
Mindful of our envious print brethren, who may have fancied themselves as the next Andy Rooney, any editorial writer aspiring to see his or her mug on TV can accomplish this trick today without the publisher's having to go into hock to buy a television station or cable system.
Today, about half of all students go into hock to finance their education.