hook on


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Related to hook on: hook up
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Verb1.hook on - adopt; "take up new ideas"
sweep up, embrace, espouse, adopt - take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
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Translations

w>hook on

vi(an)gehakt werden (→ to an +acc); (with towbar) → angekoppelt or angehängt werden (→ to an +acc); (burrs etc)sich festhaken (→ to an +dat)
vt sepanhaken (→ to an +acc), → mit einem Haken befestigen (→ to an +dat); (with towbar) → ankoppeln, anhängen; to hook something onto somethingetw an etw (acc)(an)haken; the gliders were hooked on behind the towplanedie Segelflugzeuge waren hinten an das Schleppflugzeug angehängt or angekoppelt
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