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hook someone into something

Slang definitions & phrases for hook someone into something

hook someone into something

verb phrase

To obligate or involve someone by force or trickery: They hooked me into paying for everybody's lunch/ She got rooked into a very boring cocktail party (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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