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  • Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 178. The verb phrase today is

  • hook up. Okay. We actually got seven uses and meanings

  • of " hook up " and we will definitely give at least one example for each one that

  • we have today. All right. So let's look at the first one. If we say to hook up, it could mean

  • this.It could mean to set up an electronic device or system. All right. So this first

  • one we actually have two examples. I got my cable hooked up yesterday. So that is more like a

  • system. You know, I think the guy came in and hooked up your cable TV and now I

  • got cable TV regularly. Or number two here. I bought a new washing machine and

  • I need someone to hook it up for me. So it's like hook it to a wall. Hook it to

  • the pipes. You know, for water. So basically you need somebody to hook it

  • up for you. Okay. Good. Let's look at the second one here. To set up a date for

  • someone. So you could try to hook two people up. She has been trying to hook up

  • a nice guy at work with her sister, Maybe she , maybe your sister you know, maybe she

  • had a date for a while or you know, maybe she just thinks this is a nice guy, he

  • would be you know, very suitable for the sister. So trying to get them two

  • together. So she's trying to hook up some guy at work with her sister. Okay. It

  • could be. All right. Number three here. To become romantically involved. Meaning

  • actually get into a regular relationship. After several seasons of "Friends. "

  • Remember the old TV show, It's been stopped for a while now. But there was

  • the characters Monica and Chandler eventually hooked up. So I don't know

  • maybe the first five or six years of the show they were not boyfriend/girlfriend

  • they dated other people. But then eventually they hooked up with each

  • other. They became boyfriend/girlfriend on the show. So they hooked up. They

  • became a regular couple. Okay. Number four here. To have a casual sexual encounter.

  • Okay. So let's look at this one. She hooked up with a guy

  • at some nightclub. You know, or at a disco or something like that. And had a

  • one-night stand. So that would be you could say somebody could hook up that

  • way. All right. Number five here. To connect two or more things. Just things in

  • general. I need to hook up these Christmas tree lights to an extension

  • cord. So whatever it is that you hook up, you hook two things, tie them together

  • connect them together. You hook them up. Okay. Number six here. To meet with

  • someone in order to spend time together especially for recreation, you know, for fun. I'm

  • going to hook up with some friends. Some of my friends at the base of the

  • mountain and we will go on a hike. So you just got to hook up with them means you're

  • just going to meet them somewhere. . And you get together with them somewhere.. You're

  • going to hook up with them. Okay. And the last one here basically , it means to get

  • married. Sometimes you could also use hook up meaning to finally get married.

  • So they finally decided to hook up after dating for seven years. Okay. Anyway, I

  • hope you got it. I hope it is clear. I hope it was informative. Thank you for your time. Bye-

  • bye.

Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 178. The verb phrase today is


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