English to Afrikaans Meaning :: hook

Hook :
haak
hoek - haakgehaakhakerhaakhakies
 
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Noun(1) a catch for locking a door(2) a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook(3) anything that serves as an enticement(4) a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something(5) a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something(6) a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer(7) a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent(8) a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket
Verb(1) fasten with a hook(2) rip off; ask an unreasonable price(3) make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle(4) hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left(5) take by theft(6) make off with belongings of others(7) hit with a hook(8) catch with a hook(9) to cause (someone or oneself, on something, especially a narcotic drug(10) secure with the foot(11) entice and trap(12) approach with an offer of sexual favors

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(1) a picture hook(2) she tried to hook up her bra(3) One of the great things about blogging is that you don't need a news hook ; you can write about whatever catches your eye.(4) kindly hook it├ö├ç├ÂI just want you to scram(5) Foster possessed one of the most powerful punches ever seen on a light heavyweight, his left hook .(6) You can only hook the ball back with your feet.(7) Nearby on the floor sat her knitting basket, from which she leaned over and pulled a crochet hook and a ball of gold-colored yarn from.(8) The teachers needed a selection of books that would catch the reluctant readers' attention and hook them on reading.(9) In summer for the wheat harvest, everybody was given a reaping hook to work in the fields.(10) Too often players subconsciously misalign their shoulders to compensate for their usual hook or slice.(11) strong, funky vocals with a hook that gets into your head(12) I draped his coat on an empty hook and walked into the kitchen.(13) If he didn't correct that position on the way down, he would hook the ball.(14) companies are looking for a sales hook(15) My mother was a nut for hanging plants, so there was always one pot of greenery or another hanging from the ceiling on a hook .(16) Coastal fishermen should not be nearly so amazed when they hook giants.
Related Words
(1) off the hook ::
skotvry
(2) hook on ::
haak op
(3) by hook or by crook ::
deur haak, of deur skelm
(4) fish hook ::
vis haak
(5) hook up with ::
haak met
(6) grappling hook ::
enter haak
(7) on hook ::
op haak
(8) fishing hook ::
visvang haak
(9) coat hook ::
rok haak
Synonyms
Noun
1. peg ::
pen
3. fishhook ::
angel
4. punch ::
punch
5. hook shot ::
haak geskiet
6. claw ::
klou
7. crotchet ::
kwartnoot
9. come-on ::
kom-op
Verb
10. attach ::
heg
11. curl ::
krul
12. catch ::
vang
14. crochet ::
haak
15. pilfer ::
ontfutselen
16. soak ::
week
17. addict ::
verslaafde
18. accost ::
aanklampen
19. snare ::
strik
Different Forms
hook, hooked, hooker, hookers, hooking, hooks, hooky
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

All he has to do is hook up with one.

All he has to do is HOOK up with one.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 12


Who I hope, for her sake,
is not Captain Hook, so...

Who I hope, for her sake, is not Captain Hook, so...

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 3


I\'m gonna hook up the garden
hose, so it has running water.

I'm gonna HOOK up the garden hose, so it has running water.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 7


or the Miller Hook and Platform?

or the Miller Hook and Platform?

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 15


but then the hook
became dislodged,

but then the HOOK became dislodged,

Vikings Season 1, Episode 2


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