The British Idiom – Hook, line and sinker.
Definition of Hook, line and sinker.
To swallow something hook, line and sinker, describes a situation where a group or a person accepts without question an idea or set of beliefs, whether true or not.
Examples of Usage of Hook, line and sinker.
I can’t believe you swallowed his story line and sinker. You’re so gullible. She told me she was working late again and I swallowed it hook line and sinker like the stupid ass I am.
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