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blot one's copy bookTo damage one's own reputation through bad behavior.Rate it:

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blue bookA book of statistics or almanac, usually published by an agency or as a trade publication.Rate it:

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blue bookUsed other than as an idiom: see blue, book.Rate it:

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book inregisterRate it:

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by the bookIn a manner which adheres strictly to rules, legal requirements, or official procedures.Rate it:

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by-the-bookAdhering strictly to rules, legal requirements, or official procedures.Rate it:

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closed bookA person or thing that cannot be easily understood; someone or something incomprehensible or puzzling.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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have more chins than a Chinese phone bookTo be exceedingly fat, especially under the chin (as in a "double chin").Rate it:

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in one's bookIn one's opinion.Rate it:

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in one's bookUsed other than as an idiom: see in, one's, book.Rate it:

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know every trick in the bookto know all there is to be known about a certain discipline.Rate it:

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know like a bookTo have an extensive and penetrating understanding of (something or someone).Rate it:

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make bookTo be very confident.Rate it:

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make bookTo gamble, either by placing or taking bets.Rate it:

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open bookSomething of which salient aspects are obvious or easily interpreted.Rate it:

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open bookA person who through naivete responds candidly to questions or openly displays their emotions or intentions.Rate it:

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open bookAn open book decomposition.Rate it:

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open bookAn inside angle in the rock.Rate it:

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read like a bookTo be able to discern someone's thoughts from his or her body language or other behavior.Rate it:

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tacit acceptance of the content of the book itselfTo be silentRate it:

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take a leaf out of someone's bookTo adopt an idea or practice of another person.Rate it:

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throw the book atTo apply the harshest possible punishment to.Rate it:

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turn up for the bookA very unexpected, usually pleasant, surprise.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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you can't tell a book by its coverAlternative form of you can't judge a book by its cover.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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 bestRate it:

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now you mention itThe Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling.Rate it:

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paperA written document, generally shorter than a book , in particular one written for the Government.Rate it:

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Promised LandThe area historically known as Judea, which was promised to the Israelites by God according to oral tradition recorded in the Book of Genesis.Rate it:

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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:Rate it:

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turn the pageTo proceed to the next page in a book.Rate it:

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write offTo reduce an asset's book value to zero.Rate it:

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