English version

in hock

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin hockin hockinformal a) OWEin debtbe in hock to somebody The fashion chain is still in hock to the banks. b) SELLsomething that is in hock has been sold temporarily because its owner needs some money He’s a musician, but his guitar is in hock. hock
Examples from the Corpus
in hockI'm not going to put myself in hock for the rest of my life.
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