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    "put in hack"

    Hi,

    What's the meaning of this idiom please? Is it used in BrE?
    (I heard it in the film "Top Gun",...The commander tells a pilot he'd screwed up a few tymes twice put in hack by him...Sort of "ignore"?)


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    Re: "put in hack"

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi,

    What's the meaning of this idiom please? Is it used in BrE?
    (I heard it in the film "Top Gun",...The commander tells a pilot he'd screwed up a few tymes twice put in hack by him...Sort of "ignore"?)


    Ta!
    Are you sure it wasn't "put in hock". Have a look at this link for its various meanings: In hock Synonyms | Synonyms of In hock and Antonyms of In hock at Thesaurus.com

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    #3

    Re: "put in hack"

    I’m not a teacher.

    Hi Mehrgan,

    "put in hack" (confined to the ship)
    "Put in Hack" was the primary way junior officers were punished for not being perfect.
    Deck Logs
    http://www.gyrodynehelicopters.com/deck_logs.htm

    Regards,

    V.

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