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British English: /hʊk/
American English: /hʊk/

Translation of hook in French:


  • 6 (Telecommunications)to take the phone off the hook
    décrocher le téléphone
    to leave the phone off the hook
    laisser le téléphone décroché
  • 7 (boxing) left/right hook
    crochet du gauche/du droit
  • 8 (golf)
    coup (m) hooké

transitive verb

  • 1 (hang)
    accrocher (on, onto à) (round autour de)
  • 2 (pull through)
    faire passer (string, loop) (through dans)
    passer (limb, finger, stick) (through dans)
  • 3 (Fishing)
    prendre (fish)
    [figurative] [humorous] [informal]
    mettre le grappin sur [informal] (spouse)


to be off the hook

être tiré d'affaire

to get somebody off the hook

tirer quelqu'un d'affaire

to let somebody off the hook

laisser filer quelqu'un [informal]

to get one's hooks into somebody

mettre le grappin sur quelqu'un [informal]

Phrasal verbs

hook on

1 hook on
s'accrocher (to à)
2 hook [something] on, hook on [something]
accrocher (to à)

hook together

1 hook together
s'accrocher ensemble
2 hook [something] together
accrocher [quelque chose] ensemble

hook up

1 hook up
2 hook up [something], hook [something] up 2.1 (attach)
agrafer (garment)
accrocher (trailer, picture)
2.2 (Radio, Television)
faire un duplex entre (stations)
2.3 (Electricity, Technology)
connecter (appliance)
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