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My buddy hooked me up? #1 (permalink) Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:34 am   My buddy hooked me up?
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #799 "21st Century Slang (1)", question 2

I thought I would have to spend over $300 on car repairs, but my buddy ......... me up with his brother, and he fixed it for only $50.

(a) woke
(b) hooked
(c) snared
(d) forked

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #799 "21st Century Slang (1)", answer 2

I thought I would have to spend over $300 on car repairs, but my buddy hooked me up with his brother, and he fixed it for only $50.

Correct answer: (b) hooked
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to hook up = to make out with someone or to get together with someone with the intention of dating or having sexual relations with them.

what does "hook up" here means ?
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My buddy hooked me up? #2 (permalink) Fri Nov 12, 2010 20:43 pm   My buddy hooked me up?
 

'To hook up' doesn't necessarily mean to make out with someone.
In its most common usage, it simply means to meet or associate with.
We agreed to hook up after work.
He hooked up with the wrong crowd.
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My buddy hooked me up? #3 (permalink) Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:54 pm   My buddy hooked me up?
 

thank you !
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Test incompl/advan-799, Answer 2 #4 (permalink) Sat Nov 13, 2010 13:31 pm   Test incompl/advan-799, Answer 2
 

Learner_2010 wrote:
what does "hook up" here means ?

What does 'hook up' means here?

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Test incompl/advan-799, Answer 2 #5 (permalink) Sat Nov 13, 2010 14:03 pm   Test incompl/advan-799, Answer 2
 

Torsten wrote:
Learner_2010 wrote:
what does "hook up" here means ?

What does 'hook up' means here?

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I get it. Thanks !
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Test incompl/advan-799, Answer 2 #6 (permalink) Sat Nov 13, 2010 14:19 pm   Test incompl/advan-799, Answer 2
 

Torsten wrote:
Learner_2010 wrote:
what does "hook up" here means ?

What does 'hook up' means here?

TOEIC listening, talks: A mail voice message asks for confirmation of the receipt of a fax

I get it. Thanks !
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