He said his reason was sharks but really it was because MCD was a sinker.
And yet, Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) took the bait hook, line, and sinker, posting about the outrageous story on his Facebook page.
Plus, Fox, for many years, drove the agenda that the other cable nets swallowed hook, line, and sinker.
Her hairdresser in Malibu filled her in, and after studying every episode she was “hooked, line and sinker,” and signed on.
The sinker was not heavy enough for his purpose so he fastened a stone to the end of the line.
An' I'll bet a sinker it'll beat that Bally Klavvy bizness if we do it well.
A piece of red flannel was used as bait, and a small stone served as a sinker.
The weight of the sinker must be adapted to the strength of the tide.
He had previously tied the set of teeth to a bit of fishing line having a sinker at the other end.
No sinker or float is required, as the bait must be kept near the surface.
A biscuit or doughnut
hook* line* and sinker
[1870+; fr the lead weight used by fishermen to sink line and bait, probably an ironic reference to the weight of the biscuit or doughnut]