Definition: to accomplish something using any method available, especially creative or unusual methods

Examples:

We have no money left in the training budget, but this course is important. We will sponsor the training, whatever it takes. We will do it by hook or by crook.

I was lazy, and did not study hard for the test. If I fail this class, I won’t graduate. I promise, I will pass this class, by hook or by crook.

About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, Bucharest, and Sofia for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.