Definition of “wriggle off the hook” - English Dictionary

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“wriggle off the hook” in British English

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wriggle off the hook

informal

If someone wriggles off the hook, they avoid a responsibility.

(Definition of “wriggle off the hook” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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