A hook is a thing that catches, snags, grabs onto, connects, or pulls away a thing or a person.
|Perhaps the most common type of hook is a fish hook.|
- A fish hook has a barb at the end of it.
- The hole on a hook is attached to a fishing line.
- A fish hook is used for catching fish.
- Bait, such as a worm or some other small fish, is placed on the hook. A fish tries to eat the bait on the hook.
- A fish gets hooked through the mouth when it goes for the bait.
He got hooked
through the mouth.
- In sports, a hook is the direction that a ball takes when it doesn’t go straight.
- A golfer with a hook sends the ball to the left.
- A boxer tries to hit his opponent with a left or right hook.
left hook = left hand
right hook = right hand
- Musicians who create music try to come up with a hook for popular songs. A hook is a catchy combination of chords or notes.
- Messages broadcast on radio and television may contain a hook that catches the attention of the audience.
- People hook up with each other for friendship and romance.
- Your computer is hooked up to the internet.
- A person hooked on drugs has an unhealthy addiction.
- If a pirate ever loses his hand during a fight or in a shark attack, his hand is often replaced with a hook. (A real pirate wouldn’t be caught dead with a modern prosthesis.)
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May 8, 2015