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英语词汇:与book相关的十个词语

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  1. A closed book
          已经完结的事情/高深莫测的人或事物
          "As far as I am concerned, that matter with the council is aclosed
book"
          "I have never been able to work or communicate with John. Heis a closed
book"
          2. An open book
          一目了然的人或事物
          "Julia's life is like an open book. You always know what she's up to".
          3. Read someone like a book
          一眼看穿某人想法
          "I can read Angela like a book. I always know what she's thinking and what
she's about to say atmeetings."
          4. The oldest trick in the book
          老套的把戏
          "It was the oldest trick in the book – one man distracted me while another
stole my wallet. I can'tbelieve I fell for it."
          5. In someone's good/bad books
          得到/失去某人的欢心
          "Tommy has been on his best behaviour today. After yesterday's tantrums,
he's been doing hisbest to be in my good books all day."
          6. By the book
          照章办事
          "We're not going to leave things to chance.We're going to run this company
by the book."
          7. To bring someone to book
          惩罚某人
          "I had to bring Tom to book after our meeting. He shouldn't have lost his
temper at Bridget".
          8. Take a leaf out of someone's book
          以某人为榜样
          "You should take a leaf out of Keith's book. He has achieved wonders with
those children".
          9. Don't judge a book by its cover
          不要以貌取人
          "When I first met Charlotte she had had a really tough two weeks and wasn't
in the mood forchatting and appeared very moody and unsociable. She is not at
all like that. One should neverjudge a book by its cover".
          10. Cook the books
          做假账
          "It appears that Stanley had been cooking the books for years. He was
finally caught last year."
          
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