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by hook or by crook

by any ​methodpossible: I ​decided I was going to get that ​job by hook or by ​crook.
(Definition of by hook or by crook from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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by hook or by crook

using any ​methodpossible: We’ll get there by ​hook or by ​crook.
(Definition of by hook or by crook from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “by hook or by crook”
in Chinese (Simplified) 想方设法,千方百计…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不擇手段,千方百計…
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