sling one's hook

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sling one's hook

  1. (idiomatic, derogatory, colloquial, dismissal) To leave; to bugger off.
    • 2005, Kevin Muir, Run For Freedom:
      Placing his hand on the doorknob he could hear his father's indignant voice: "If he's no job he can damn well sling his hook, he's not living under my roof free gratis, I want him out."

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