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balance the booksTo add up all the debits and credits.Rate it:

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balance the booksTo put or keep any closed or conservative system or its analysis in balance.Rate it:

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cook the booksTo manipulate accounting information, esp. illegally, by a corporation.Rate it:

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good booksFavorable regard; personal approval; kindly treatment.Rate it:

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hit the booksTo study, especially with particular intensity.Rate it:

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hit the books!Launch a determined review or study of appropriate material and subjects by hitting the books in preparation for a stringent examination/knowledge test in a pre-employment interview.Rate it:

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in the booksFinished; concluded; able to be regarded as a matter of record.Rate it:

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balance outTo counteract one another so as to be balanced.Rate it:

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hang in the balanceTo be in a precarious situation, unsure of the future.Rate it:

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off balanceNot physical balanced; not having physical equilibrium.Rate it:

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off balanceSurprised; perplexed.Rate it:

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on balanceExpression Offered By Many In The Judiciary', Viewing Something in A Fair And Balanced Manner:Rate it:

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on balanceJudging fairly by considering all facets of a case.Rate it:

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throw off balanceTo unsettle, to catch by surprise.Rate it:

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another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routinenessRate it:

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on the back footIn a defensive posture; off-balance.Rate it:

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backfootTo put on the defensive; to put off balance.Rate it:

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bawdy basketThe twenty-third rank of canters, who carry pins, tape, ballads, and obscene books to sell, but live mostly by stealing.Rate it:

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bottom lineThe final balance; the amount of money or profit left after everything has been tallied.Rate it:

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che sera seraUsed to express a personal philosophy of fatalism1604, Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus:Why then belike we must sin, / And so consequently die. / Aye, we must die an everlasting death. / What doctrine call you this ? Che, sera, sera: / What will be*, shall be; Divinity adieu. / These Metaphysics of Magicians, / And necromantic books, are heavenly.Rate it:

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crack a bookTo open up one's books, especially in order to study.Rate it:

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gravitationally challengedOf a person, having a poor sense of balance; subject to intervals of dizziness.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA precarious balance that could be upset by a very small force in either direction.Rate it:

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out of whackNot in proper balance; unbalanced.Rate it:

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roll down the windowsTo flail one's arms in a circular motion when off-balance, as to mimic the act of rolling down a car window.Rate it:

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sea legsThe ability, when walking aboard ship, to anticipate the motion of the deck so as to walk steadily without losing balance.Rate it:

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sword and sandalOf or pertaining to a genre of books or films relating fantasy-adventure tales involving heroic exploits in ancient or biblical times.Rate it:

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thread the needleTo find harmony or strike a balance between conflicting forces, interests, etc. Normally used to indicate the difficulty of doing so; also, sarcastically, for a failed attempt.Rate it:

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top shelfBooks, magazines, or movies that have adult content, or soft-core porn.Rate it:

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trade-offa balance achieved between two desirable but incompatible features; a compromise.Rate it:

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