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Meaning: A person or subject that few know much about. Example: Sullivan is a closed book. We know nothing about him. Meaning: A person or subject that is easy to get to know, or is well known Example: Don’t be scared to ask Molly anything, she’s an open book. Meaning: A person who acquires knowledge from reading and studying, but lacks common sense. Example: Jennifer may be book smart, but she has no common sense! Meaning: A person who loves to read Example: Lisa is such a book worm. She has read 3 books just this week! Meaning: A way to describe someone’s financial state Example: I went through my bankbook and I have no money for my rent this month. Meaning: A person who does something according to the rules. Example: Chris does everything by the book, so you know it is getting done right. Cuddle up with a good book Meaning: To get cozy and comfortable while reading a book. Example: My plan for this afternoon is to cuddle up with a good book. Meaning: Another way of asking “do you understand me?” Example: Hey Peter, do you read me? Meaning: To try all available means to achieve the desired result Example: I’ve tried every trick in the book, yet I still can’t get my car to start. I’ll see you in the funny pages Meaning: A way to say farewell or goodbye to someone. Example: Thank you for everything. I’ll see you in the funny pages. Meaning: In my personal opinion Example: Despite what others say, in my book, Tom is a good person. Meaning: To be in someone’s disfavor, to have their disapproval Example: Timothy is definitely in Paul’s bad book. Meaning: To be in someone’s favor, to have their approval Example: Rosie is in Henry’s good book. The information above was taken from this
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