get\ the\ hook

See: get the bounce(2)

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • Get the hook — To get the hook is a theater saying for removing someone from the stage. It came from the old vaudeville days when a large wooden hook was used by someone from either stage left or right to pull a bad act off the stage without having to reveal… …   Wikipedia

  • get the hook — phrasal : to be removed or discharged * * * get (or give someone) the hook informal be dismissed (or dismiss someone) from a job …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the hook — See: GET THE BOUNCE(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get the hook — See: GET THE BOUNCE(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ the\ bounce — • get the bounce • get the gate v. phr. slang 1. • get the air To lose one s sweetheart; not be kept for a friend or lover. Joe is sad because he just got the gate from his girl. Shirley was afraid she might get the air from her boyfriend if she… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get\ the\ gate — • get the bounce • get the gate v. phr. slang 1. • get the air To lose one s sweetheart; not be kept for a friend or lover. Joe is sad because he just got the gate from his girl. Shirley was afraid she might get the air from her boyfriend if she… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get the bounce — or[get the gate] {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. or[get the air] To lose one s sweetheart; not be kept for a friend or lover. * /Joe is sad because he just got the gate from his girl./ * /Shirley was afraid she might get the air from her boyfriend if she… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get the bounce — or[get the gate] {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. or[get the air] To lose one s sweetheart; not be kept for a friend or lover. * /Joe is sad because he just got the gate from his girl./ * /Shirley was afraid she might get the air from her boyfriend if she… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Hook — is also a nickname for the Islamic preacher Abu Hamza al Masri. The Hook is a classic example of an urban legend.Basic PremiseA young couple is parked at the local lover s lane. The place was dark and desolate so the boy parks the car, turns the… …   Wikipedia

  • get someone off the hook — get/let (someone) off the hook to allow someone to escape from a difficult situation or to avoid doing something that they do not want to do. John s agreed to go to the meeting in my place, so that lets me off the hook …   New idioms dictionary

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