Idioms with book
Here are 8 English idioms related to book.
#1If 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.
#2If you bring someone to book, you officially punish them for their behaviour.
- We'll bring the criminals to book.
#3If you do or play something by the book, you do or play it exactly according to rules.
- I always do everything by the book.
#4If someone has cooked the books, they have changed accounts and figures in order to steal money.
- The accountant was arrested for cooking the books.
#5If 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.
#6In my book is used when you are giving your opinion about something.
- That's success in my book.
#7If you describe someone or something as an open book, you mean they are easy to understand.
- His life was an open book.
#8If 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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