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Example Sentences for "hook"


A couple of fish have touched the hook, but nothing has bitten yetHe put a worm on the hook and dropped his line into the water.

A couple of fish have touched the hook, but nothing has bitten yet.

I drilled a hole in the wall to put the picture hook into.

He hooked the trailer to the car and drove away.

We have a bottle opener that hooks onto the wall in the kitchen, for opening beer.

He hooked his arm around her waist and led her on to the dance floor.

The teacher hooked her finger under the collar of the young boy's shirt and dragged him out of the room.

I hooked a nice sized salmon within minutes of putting my line in the water.

He flattened his opponent with a right hook to the jaw.

Be careful of his left hook; if he catches you with that, the fight will be over.

The first time my son started reading the book, he got hooked.

She has been hooked on drugs for years, and is in really bad shape.

I put up some hooks in the cupboard to hang the teacups on.

The old man has a large hooked nose, and piercing brown eyes.

Birds of prey, such as owls and eagles, all share the common features of talons with sharp claws, a sharp hooked beak, and large eyes.

The young boy jerked his fishing pole upwards when he felt something bite, in order to set the hook in the fish's mouth.

Your new jacket fell off the hook onto the floor, and I accidentally stepped on it.

In the days of the explorers, Tahitian girls exchanged sexual favors with sailors for nails, which could easily be bent into fish hooks.

In ancient Egypt, the bandaging of a mummy took from 6 to 8 months, and required special tools, including a long hook that was used to draw the dead person's brains out through his nose.

A Creole proverb warns, Don't hang all your clothes on one hook.

A French proverb states that without grace beauty is an unbaited hook.

A Mongolian proverb notes that the fish sees the bait not the hook, and a man sees not the danger - only the profit.

Ralph Waldo Emerson once suggested that beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.

Samuel Johnson once said that a fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other.

Find someone who has put a worm on a hook.

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