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Re: Whats the meaning and useage of.....

Posted by EAH on September 23, 2003

In Reply to: Whats the meaning and useage of..... posted by Priya on September 23, 2003

: ...Hook, line and sinker.

: What is meant by the above and under what circunstances is the phrease used?

"...swallowed (the falsehood/story/tall tale) hook, line and sinker"
means that
the listener is extremely guillible