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

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cook upTo manufacture; to falsify; to devise an elaborate lie.Rate it:

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cook upTo prepare a heroin dose by heating.Rate it:

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cook upTo prepare a meal.Rate it:

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cookedsimple past tense and past participle of cookRate it:

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

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

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hash slingerA cook or food server in a cheap restaurant, especially one who is discourteous or inattentive to customers.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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meals on wheelsFood delivered to the homes of those unable to cook for themselves.Rate it:

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

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toss upTo cook something quickly.Rate it:

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