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Spanish translation of “hook”

hook

noun /huk/
a small piece of metal shaped like a J fixed at the end of a fishing-line used for catching fish etc
anzuelo
a fish-hook.
a bent piece of metal etc used for hanging coats , cups etc on, or a smaller one sewn on to a garment , for fastening it
gancho
Hang your jacket on that hook behind the door hooks and eyes .
in boxing , a kind of punch with the elbow bent
gancho
a left hook.
hooked adjective curved like a hook
ganchudo
a hooked nose .
(with on) slang for very interested in, or showing a great liking for; addicted to
colgado
He’s hooked on modern art He’s hooked on marijuana .
hooker noun (in rugby ) a player whose job is to get the ball out of a scrum with his foot .
hooker
(American, informal ) a prostitute .
prostituta
by hook or by crook by some means or another; in any way possible
cueste lo que cueste
I’ll get her to marry me, by hook or by crook .
off the hook free from some difficulty or problem
libre de problemas
If he couldn’t keep the terms of the contract , he shouldn’t have signed it – I don’t see how we can get him off the hook now.
(Definition of hook from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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