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go on the hook for something

Slang definitions & phrases for go on the hook for something

go on the hook for something

verb phrase

To go into debt: So you'll go on the hook for one of those eighty-dollar sports-car coats (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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