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  • v. Present participle of unhook.


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  • I'm unhooking from the Internet, and am trying to stay off the phone.

    Boing Boing

  • Similarly, if you're a no-holds-barred greeniac, the idea of unhooking yourself from paper can be pretty attractive. - HOME PAGE

  • The "Knights" began with mere commonplace tricks, such as unhooking and changing signs, ringing bells, flinging casks left before one house into the cellar of the next with a crash, rousing the occupants of the house by a noise that seemed to their frightened ears like the explosion of a mine.

    The Celibates

  • Winning the future would mean unhooking our country from a decade-long war and being more free to pursue objectives that are actually in our national interest, instead of going with the inertia of a 10-year-long mistake.

    Robert Greenwald: How Much Are You Paying in Taxes for War This Year?

  • “We need to be in the Payment Room within the next twenty minutes,” stated Mr. Cushing emotionlessly, unhooking his briefcase and standing up to leave.

    Brokers « A Fly in Amber

  • Venture still beats the best airline credit cards by unhooking you from brand loyalty.

    Curtis Arnold: 2011 Editor's Choice Awards, Part 1

  • I open the door, and he is unhooking his bike from the No Parking sign.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • With our slippery fingers still entwined, we made our way past a sunburned fisherman unhooking a sand shark — his fourth, judging by the pile in the middle of the pier — from his fishing rod.

    Myrtle Beach Daze

  • Last year during fishing season, my girlfriend wouldn't even touch a fish, even with gloves on, so I would do the handling and unhooking.

    The Meat Not Eaten

  • I told her that would be fine, and I would show her how it's done, so when she goes out by herself, she'll be ready to handle unhooking the fish without help.

    The Meat Not Eaten


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