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idioms using “hook”
Addicted to (often used as an exaggeration)
Many in our office are hooked on the Harry Potter book series.
Hook, line, and sinker
To completely believe
The policeman swallowed, hook, line and sinker, everything the bank robber told him.
Ring off the hook
To ring nonstop
The phone has been ringing off the hook since the ad campaign began yesterday.
Off the hook
To be let go without blame
The accountant is off the hook for fraud, but he still faces a lot of questions about the missing money.
On the hook
To be liable for, responsible for
The bank is on the hook for several billion dollars in commercial real estate loans.