Off the Hook

Off the Hook

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  • Off the hook — Hook Hook (h[oo^]k; 277), n. [OE. hok, AS. h[=o]c; cf. D. haak, G. hake, haken, OHG. h[=a]ko, h[=a]go, h[=a]ggo, Icel. haki, Sw. hake, Dan. hage. Cf. {Arquebuse}, {Hagbut}, {Hake}, {Hatch} a half door, {Heckle}.] 1. A piece of metal, or other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • off the hook — {adv. phr.} Out of trouble; out of an awkward or embarrassing situation. * /Thelma found she had made two dates for the same night; she asked Sally to get her off the hook by going out with one of the boys./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off the hook — {adv. phr.} Out of trouble; out of an awkward or embarrassing situation. * /Thelma found she had made two dates for the same night; she asked Sally to get her off the hook by going out with one of the boys./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off the hook — ► having escaped from a difficult situation or punishment: be/get off the hook »Don t think you re off the hook on taxes just because you were paid in cash. get/let sb off the hook »The minister was last night under fire for letting the big banks …   Financial and business terms

  • Off the hook — can refer to: *A telephone left off its telephone hook* Off the Hook, a hacker radio show hosted primarily by Emmanuel Goldstein and others involved with * Off the Hook , a single by the Brazilian band Cansei de Ser Sexy (CSS) …   Wikipedia

  • off the hook — If someone is off the hook, they have avoided punishment or criticism for something they have done …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • off the hook — ► off the hook 1) informal no longer in trouble. 2) (of a telephone receiver) not on its rest. Main Entry: ↑hook …   English terms dictionary

  • off the hook — adjective freed from danger or blame or obligation I let him off the hook with a mild reprimand • Similar to: ↑safe * * * 1) informal no longer in difficulty or trouble I lied to get him off the hook 2) (of a telephone receiver) not on its rest,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Off the Hook² — Infobox Album Name = Off The Hook² Type = Album Artist = Various Artists Background = darkseagreen Released = 2003 Recorded = Various Times Genre = Pop Length = ? Label = Universal Music Reviews = Last album = Off The Hook This album = Off The… …   Wikipedia

  • off the hook — 1. mod. no longer in jeopardy; no longer obligated. □ I’ll let you off the hook this time, but never again. □ We’re off the hook. We don’t need to worry anymore. 2. mod. crazy. (Referring to the telephone disconnected.) □ She’s so ditzy really… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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