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Idioms with book


Here are 8 English idioms related to book.

#1

If you are in someone's good book, they are pleased with you. If you are in someone's bad book, they are annoyed with you.
  • She's trying to get back in the teacher's good books.
  • I'm in his bad books because I forgot to invite him.

#2

If you bring someone to book, you officially punish them for their behaviour.
  • We'll bring the criminals to book.

#3

If you do or play something by the book, you do or play it exactly according to rules.

  • I always do everything by the book.

#4 

If someone has cooked the books, they have changed accounts and figures in order to steal money.
  • The accountant was arrested for cooking the books.

#5

If someone tries or uses every trick in the book, they try or use every available method in order to achieve what they want.
  • He is using every trick in the book to persuade her to buy things.

#6

In my book is used when you are giving your opinion about something.

  • That's success in my book.

#7

If you describe someone or something as an open book, you mean they are easy to understand.
  • His life was an open book.

#8

If you can read someone like a book, you easily understand their thoughts and feelings.
  • My father always knows what I'm thinking - He can read me like a book.

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