give (someone) the hook

idiom

Definition of give (someone) the hook

baseball, informal
: to remove (a pitcher) from a game The manager gave him the hook.

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“Give (someone) the hook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28someone%29%20the%20hook. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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