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    #1

    Tie the other edge/end of the rope to a hook.

    'Tie the other edge/end of the rope to the hook.'

    What is the correct form?
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    #2

    Re: Tie the other edge/end of the rope to a hook.

    As the author of a published novel, you should be able to figure out for yourself the right choice between these two—even if you have to resort to consulting a dictionary.

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    #3

    Re: Tie the other edge/end of the rope to a hook.

    "Edge" is wrong. Also, that sounds like you're tying the rope to the shaft of the hook. I take it that's not what you mean.

    What kind of rope and hook are we talking about? Is this in the context of angling?

    Look up the verb "thread", as well as the noun "eye".

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    #4

    Re: Tie the other edge/end of the rope to a hook.

    I'm talking about a wall hook. So, 'tie the other end of the rope to a wall hook' is wrong wording?
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    #5

    Re: Tie the other edge/end of the rope to a hook.

    Quote Originally Posted by 99bottles View Post
    'tie the other end of the rope to a wall hook'
    That's okay, but if you're talking about a particular hook, say "the wall hook".

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    #6

    Re: Tie the other edge/end of the rope to a hook.

    Quote Originally Posted by 99bottles View Post
    I'm talking about a wall hook.
    At last — a bit of context! I thought it might have been a hook in the ceiling or the stern of a boat.

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