Phrasal Verbs Using 'Hack'

Hack around

Waste time

Example:I've been HACKING AROUND all morning because I can't get down to doing any revision.

Hack into

Break into a computer system

Example:He HACKED INTO the government database and stole a lot of data.

Hack off


Example:He HACKS me OFF with his endless complaining.

Hack up

Chop or cut into small pieces

Example:They HACKED the table UP and burnt it.

Hack up

Expel by coughing

Example:I HACKED UP a lot of phlegm while I was ill.