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hook

noun [C]  /hʊk/ us  
a curved device used for catching hold of something or for hanging something on: Hang your coat on one of the hooks in the hall. I need to change the hook on my fishing line.

hook

verb [T]  /hʊk/ us  
to use something like a hook, or to put something so that it is supported at one end and hangs: She hooked her arm through his. He hooked his cane over the back of the chair. To hook fish means to catch them on hooks: We hooked some bass.
Translations of “hook”
in Korean 갈고리…
in Arabic خُطّاف…
in French hameçon, crochet, agrafe…
in Turkish çengel, kanca…
in Italian gancio, uncino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝置, 鉤子,掛鉤…
in Russian крючок…
in Polish hak, haczyk…
in Spanish anzuelo, gancho…
in Portuguese gancho, anzol…
in German der Angelhaken, der Haken…
in Catalan ganxo, ham…
in Japanese フック, 鉤(かぎ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装置, 钩子,挂钩…
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