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hooked
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hooked /'hukt/
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Concise Dictionary
hʊkt
adj.
+curved down like an eagle's beak
+addicted to a drug

hooks|hooked|hookinghʊk
noun
+a catch for locking a door
+a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
+anything that serves as an enticement
+a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
+a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
+a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
+a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
+a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket
verb
+fasten with a hook
+rip off; ask an unreasonable price
+make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
+hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
+take by theft
+make off with belongings of others
+hit with a hook
+catch with a hook
+to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
+secure with the foot
+entice and trap
+approach with an offer of sexual favors

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 hanger, peg, holder; fastener, catch, clasp, clip, pin:
Hang your hat on that hook. I'm using a safety pin because the hook on my dress is gone
2 snare, trap; fish-hook:
What can we use as a hook to catch the fish?
3 by hook or by crook. somehow (or other), someway, come what may, by fair means or foul, (by) one way or another:
I have to get out of this place by hook or by crook.
4 hook, line, and sinker. completely, entirely, all the way, through and through, thoroughly, entirely, totally, utterly, wholly:
She actually fell for that old routine hook, line, and sinker.
5 off the hook. (set) free, (in the) clear, out of it; out of trouble, acquitted, exonerated, cleared, let off, vindicated, off:
After paying them the extortion money, he still wasn't off the hook.
v.
6 catch, trap, entrap, snare, ensnare; grab, capture, collar, nab, seize; Chiefly US and Canadian snag, Colloq pinch:
The petty crooks have been caught but we now want to hook the big fish himself
7 steal, pilfer, filch, palm, shoplift, rob, Slang snitch, rip off, Euphemistic liberate, remove, borrow, appropriate, Brit nick, Chiefly Brit pinch:
They used to hook sweets from Woolies'.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 curved; shaped like a hook: a hooked nose / beak / finger
2 [not before noun] ~ (on sth) (informal) dependent on sth bad, especially a drug
3 [not before noun] ~ (on sth) (informal) enjoying sth very much, so that you want to do it, see it, etc. as much as possible
4 having one or more hooks
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be | become, get
I first got hooked on scuba diving when I was twelve.
| get sb | keep sb
a master storyteller who knows how to keep his readers hooked

ADV.

truly
People who are truly hooked will go to any lengths to satisfy their craving for the drug.
| completely, totally

PREP.

on
She's completely hooked on soap operas.


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