hook line and sinker

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Adv.1.hook line and sinker - in every detailhook line and sinker - in every detail; "he believed her story hook, line, and sinker"
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The trouble is people swallow these things hook line and sinker.
YOUNGSTERS fell hook line and sinker for a summer holiday fishing workshop.