get (one's) hooks into (sth)

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get (one's) hooks into (sth) definition


  1. tv.
    to get a hold of something; to gain control of something. : If I could get my hooks into the control of the company, I would change things for the better.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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