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book inregister
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closed bookA person or thing that cannot be easily understood; someone or something incomprehensible or puzzling.
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make bookTo be very confident.
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make bookTo gamble, either by placing or taking bets.
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by the bookIn a manner which adheres strictly to rules, legal requirements, or official procedures.
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by-the-bookAdhering strictly to rules, legal requirements, or official procedures.
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blot one's copy bookTo damage one's own reputation through bad behavior.
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throw the book atTo apply the harshest possible punishment to.
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turn up for the bookA very unexpected, usually pleasant, surprise.
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take a leaf out of someone's bookTo adopt an idea or practice of another person.
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you can't judge a book by its coverIt is not possible to make reliable judgments about things or people by considering external appearances alone.
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you can't tell a book by its coverAlternative form of you can't judge a book by its cover.
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tacit acceptance of the content of the book itselfTo be silent
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cite chapter and verseTo provide specific references from an authoritative book, as the Bible or a book of statutes or rules, to support a statement.
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lionThe arms of the University of the West Indies are Barry wavy of six Argent and Azure an open Book proper bound Gules garnished Or on a Chief of the third a Lion passant guardant Erminois. Crest: A Pelican proper. . See talk page.
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nobody's perfectUsed when someone's mistakes or flaws are acknowledged, to remind that everyone else makes mistakes and has flaws1995, New York Magazine Vol. 28, No. 5, 30 January 1995, The de-moralization of society (Book Review)Hypocrisy, particularly in sexual matters, is excused on the grounds that hey, nobody's perfect, and at least folks back then felt bad enough to lie.2000, Madonna, Nobody's PerfectI feel so sad. What I did wasn't right. I feel so bad and I must say to you: Sorry, but nobody's perfect. Nobody's perfect. What did you expect? I'm doing my best
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now you mention itThe Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling.
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paperA written document, generally shorter than a book , in particular one written for the Government.
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PunchboardA book-size laminated paper 1'/2 inch thick board with 25 to 200 drilled holes in surface. Holes contain 'accordion-fold', numbered kite-paper which when 'punched-out of board' with small PUNCH-tool may reveal a 'winning-chance number': Winning Numbers posted on board. Variety of Valuable prizes is predetermined by cost of a single 'PUNCH': Win! Box Candy, jewelry, trinkets, appliances, tools, flashlights et al:
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turn the pageTo proceed to the next page in a book.
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write offTo reduce an asset's book value to zero.
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