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We hacked a trail through the bushes to bring in our supplies.
The boys were hacking at the undergrowth with heavy sticks.
Jo hacked a piece off the block of cheese.
The script had been hacked to pieces by an incompetent editor.
I wasn’t sure I could hack the finance course.
She just couldn’t hack it as a reporter.
Young kids are finding they can hack the computers of large corporations.
They hack into banks and transfer huge amounts of cash.
This is the American English definition of hack. View British English definition of hack.
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