The dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) recognizes more than twenty meanings of the term hook. The first meaning mentioned refers to a instrument whose structure is hamstring and that usually ends in tip at one or both ends.
The hook is a utensil that allows you to hang, grasp or hold something. To action to light an element with a hook is called to hook.
For example: “He tried to hold the curtain with a hook, but it was impossible”, “The cattle hanging on hooks impressed the boy”, “The victim was gutted with a metal hook found at the crime scene”.
The hooks can be used to hang sausages, meats or other foods. In this way, their parking or storage is facilitated.
To catch fish, a fishing hook known as fish hook. The fisherman throws the hook – attached to a rod and with a bait stuck in the water – into the water: when the fish tries to eat the bait, it is hooked and person You can remove it from the aquatic environment.
A hook for clothes, also called hanger, is an object that is used to hang clothes without wrinkling. The hangers mimic the shape of the shoulders of the Humans to arrange shirts, jackets (jackets) and other garments, while they also have a bar to hang pants and skirts, among other products that cannot be held in any other way, such as towels.
The idea hook, on the other hand, can be used to colloquially name what attracts, seduces or captivates: “The participation of the Spanish gallant is the main hook of the film that has just been released”, “Bars and discos are the hook of this seaside resort to win over young people”, “The album has several songs with a hook”.
If we search for the term hook In a thesaurus, we find many results, although not all of them can be used interchangeably in any context. Let’s look at some of the main synonyms below: scribble, gaff, harpoon, pick, cleat, claw and iron. Here we see some more commonly used than others: in everyday speech it is more normal to replace hook for hook what for scribble, for example.
It is worth mentioning that in the character’s universe Peter Pan, created by Scottish author James Matthew Barrie, there is character called James Hook. He is the villain of the stories, whose hand is cut off by Peter Pan in a duel that faces them forever. Instead of his hand, the pirate begins to use a hook that also serves to complement his sword attacks. Hook pursues Pan relentlessly with the aim of taking his life to get revenge.
Going back to the synonyms of the word hook, let’s see some that refer to the other meaning mentioned above: attractiveness, charm, skill, that, spell, seduction Y Grace.
On the ground of sport, the hook is called punch applied by a boxer with his arm drawn up and at the launch that a basketball (basketball) player performs by raising the arched arm above his head.
The Arts lastly, they recognize the so-called hook kick, which has several versions. One of them consists of turning 330 degrees and raising the leg with which you want to attack while your back is to the target. The speed of the kick is enhanced by the centrifugal force of the rotation of the whole body. This kick can be combined with a jump to reach higher areas, although this adds a lot of difficulty to the movement. The leg that is used is the one opposite to the direction of the turn.