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hook (sb/sth) up (to sth)

verb uk phrasal verb with hook   /hʊk/ us  
to connect a machine to a power supply or to another machine, or to connect a person to a piece of medical equipment: Can we hook up to the electricity supply at the campsite? Helen was unconscious and hooked up to a life support machine. We just moved and I haven't hooked up my television yet.
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