What is another word for hook line and sinker?

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[ hˈʊk lˈa͡ɪn and sˈɪŋkə], [ hˈʊk lˈa‍ɪn and sˈɪŋkə], [ h_ˈʊ_k l_ˈaɪ_n__ a_n_d s_ˈɪ_ŋ_k_ə]

Related words: fishing, fishing pole, fishing nets, fishing line, fishing rods, fishing bait, fishing tackle, best bait for fishing

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    How to use "Hook line and sinker" in context?

    The expression "hook line and sinker" has a very specific meaning and comes from fishing. When a fisherman spots a fish on the surface of the water, he will typically use a long, thin line to try and reel in the fish. If the fish starts to pull the line too hard, the fisherman will use a heavier weight, often a sinker, to help the fish stay pulled in. This phrase is often used figuratively to describe something that is entirely too good to be true.

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