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hook

Pronunciation: /hʊk/

Translation of hook in German:

n.

  • Haken, der by hook or by crook mit allen Mitteln

v.t.

  • 1 (grasp) mit Haken/mit einem Haken greifen
  • 2 (fasten) mit Haken/mit einem Haken befestigen (to an) (+ Dat.)
  • 3be hooked [on sth] (addicted) [von etw.] abhängig sein (harmlessly) auf etw. (Akk.) stehen [ugs.]

Phrasal verbs

hook ˈup

v.t. festhaken (to an) (+ Akk.)

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