Definitions for on the hook

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. on the hook(p)(adj)

    caught in a difficult or dangerous situation

    "there I was back on the hook"

Wiktionary

  1. on the hook(Adjective)

    In debt; obligated to pay or provide; liable; responsible or blamed.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Latin Proverb:

    He fishes well who uses a golden hook.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Darkness uses light as bait on its hook!

  3. Lee Trevino:

    You can talk to a fade but a hook won't listen.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.

  5. Dennis Feltgen:

    Don’t think for a second that anybody is off the hook.

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