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

Translation of hook in Italian:


  • 4 (on stick)
    manico (masculine) ricurvo
  • 5 (Telecommunications)to take the phone off the hook o to leave the phone off the hook
  • 7 (golf)
    tiro (masculine) a gancio, a uncino
  • 9 (Business)
    = slogan o jingle pubblicitario particolarmente accattivante

transitive verb

  • 2 (pull through)
    fare passare
    (string, loop, limb, finger, stick) through attraverso, in
  • 4 (golf)
    colpire con un tiro a gancio


to be off the hook

tirarsi fuori dai guai

to get somebody off the hook

tirare fuori dai guai qualcuno

to let somebody off the hook

= salvare, scagionare qualcuno

to get one's hooks into somebody

fare cadere qualcuno nelle proprie grinfie

Phrasal verbs

hook on:

1 hook on
to a
2 hook [something] on, hook on [something]

hook together:

1 hook together
2 hook [something] together

hook up:

1 hook up
2 hook up [something], hook [something] up 2.1 (attach)
(trailer, picture)
2.2 (Radio, Television)
2.3 (Electricity, Technology) to be hooked up to the Internet
essere collegato o connesso a Internet
3 hook up with somebody
agganciare qualcuno

Definition of hook in:

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