off the hook

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Performing extraordinarily well.

That's five three-pointers in a row! Smith is off the hook!.


off the hook

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Relieved of a duty, burden, responsibility, or pressure.

Without any evidence, the police had to let the suspect off the hook.


off the hook

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Of a telephone, having an open connection; not hung up.

I think he left the phone off the hook so that nobody would call him.


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