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hook

1. tv. to cheat someone. Watch the clerk in that store. He might try to hook you.
2. tv. to steal something. Lefty hooked a couple of candy bars just for the hell of it.
3. tv. to addict someone (to something). (Not necessarily drugs.) The constant use of bicarb hooked him to the stuff.
4. n. the grade of C. I didn’t study at all and I still got a hook!
5. tv. to earn or pull the grade of C on something in school. History? I hooked it without any trouble.
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Blue runners and threadfins do better with a shoulder hook than menhaden or sardines.
Place the point of your hook into the end of the worm threader.
Onboard's Robinson R66 Cargo Hook Kits are built around the latest-generation TALON[R] Keeperless Cargo Hook, which is designed to handle a wide variety of load ring sizes and styles while eliminating the possibility of losing loads that might inadvertently slide past the keeper.
Hook location was recorded as jaw, throat, gut, or foul (external).
Hooks with a bigger 'bite'--the distance between the hook point and the bend--are often preferential for these largemouth predators and offer good purchase on the strike.
Dark Hook figures out what Emma has up her sleeves and tricks her into handing Excalibur over to him.
Then comes a warning: Don't try to hook the ball until you can control it.
Put your hook through the last peg on the left-hand side, and slide the bands off the peg and on to the wide part of your hook.
Former Ospreys star Hook was linked with a return to the Liberty Stadium with Super 15 clubs the Rebels, Sharks and Stormers also interested.
Hook stock arises from various types of transactions.
Paul and Hayes (2002) define a hook up as "a sexual encounter (that may or may not include sexual intercourse) between two people who are strangers or brief acquaintances, usually lasting only one night, without the expectation of developing a relationship" (pp.
2 : something curved or bent like a hook <a hook of land>
THE SONUBAITS press day at Woodland View Fishery turned up an interesting new hook bait option.
In its long-running quest to secure Fort Hancock's future, Sandy Hook Partners has found a finance partner in Palisades Financial, a Fort Lee, New Jersey-based investment banking and advisory firm that will provide financing to see the Sandy Hook, New Jersey-based project through its completion.
Hook Zones: The width of this zone is from the football to the outside leg of the Tight End or imaginary Tight End--a depth of 15 yards.