Mon 19 Jun, 2017 12:41 pm
Hi everyone! I've recently stumbled on this expression in the following examples:
1)He danced Jake La Motta–style for a moment and then threw me a mock left hook. 'Still Mr Smart-ass, huh?
2)“You never learned how to fight or parry,” Steven said, and swung a mock left hook. Or maybe just clumsy.
3)I tapped her jaw with a mock left hook and said, "Don't you ever ask anything like that again."
4)In a closer shot of the two men moving along the sidewalk, J.R. unexpectedly and without provocation throws a mock left hook in the direction of Joey, ...
I'd appreciate if you help me to "get it".
Are you familiar with the left hook used in boxing?
If not, look that up to start with.
thank you! I think I get it, it means a kind of fake left hit for fun
You've got it.
The mock left hook is basically a left hook that doesn't connect.
Tries to look like a left hook