Off-the-hook sentence example
Thank you for getting me off the hook.
Before the day was out, the phones were ringing off the hook with calls from viewers demanding to see it again.
I told him I'd pretend I found the bones to let him off the hook.
Hey, somebody ripped off the bucks and if you find who, I'm off the hook.
Of course, Jenn herself wasn't completely off the hook.Advertisement
The other supervisory lamp on the cord circuit is controlled in a similar manner by the subscriber who originated the call, and as that subscriber's telephone is off the hook when the peg is inserted, the lamp is not lighted at all until the subscriber replaces the receiver.
This gets you off the hook for all the mundane chores; let someone else take care of them.
But that does not let us off the hook - we cannot preach free trade abroad and practice protectionism at home.
Zack winds up as the accused murderer and must get himself off the hook.
Then, when you didn't tell him what he did that hurt your feelings, you let him off the hook too.Advertisement
Due to these advancements, many lovers are relying on it to get them off the hook in case they forget a special holiday such as Valentine's Day.
Carly and Jack were both major suspects in the case, but it turned out that it was Julia's ex-husband who killed her and this let both Snyders off the hook.
Finish by sliding the last loop off the hook and slipping the yarn through it to make a knot.
Yeah. So he's like off the hook.
So they told some young child about their find, assuming he'd report it and get them off the hook.Advertisement
Did you agree to get him off the hook for Billy's death?
You're off the hook.
In these the central bar which connects the two end links has screw threads cut upon it,;and by means of a lever can be turned so as either to shorten the coupling and bring the vehicles together till their buffers .are firmly pressed together, or to lengthen it to permit the end link to be lifted off the hook.
They managed to leave Preston totally bewildered at how they let Brierley Hill off the hook.
It is better to leave the phone off the hook so they can hear what is going on.Advertisement
Oh, I left the phone off the hook.