hook, line and sinker love

hook, line and sinker

Definitions

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  • adv. Completely; (of belief or acceptance) naively or unquestioningly.

Etymologies

From all the parts of a fishing tackle that may be lost to a fish. Appeared in 1838 as a metaphor for angling. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Ever the stubborn warrior, Jordan, still determined to show that he was individually dominant, became easy prey as he fell hook, line and sinker into the Piston trap once more.

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