on the hook for

idiom

Definition of on the hook for

US, informal
: owing money for (something) : responsible for (something) He's still on the hook for the cost of the repairs.

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“On the hook for.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20hook%20for. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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