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Phrasal Verbs

hook up (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb hook up (1)

Meaning

If you hook up things like computers and their peripherals, or the components of a home theatre, you connect them with cables.

Synonym

connect

For example

  • hook up sth Do you know how to hook up the new sound system to the TV?

  • hook sth up How did you expect to hook the parts up correctly without reading the instructions?

Quick Quiz

If the printer won't work, make sure it's properly hooked up to

a. the table

b. the paper

c. the computer

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