Idiom: Bring someone to book
Meaning: If somebody is brought to book, they are punished or made to account for something they have done wrong.Country: International English | Subject Area: Law | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Open book
- By the book
- Throw the book at someone
- Oldest trick in the book
- Closed book to me
- Take a leaf out of someone's book
- Every trick in the book
- In my book
- Bring someone to heel
- Bring to the table
- Bring on board
- Bring the curtain down
- Close the book
- Bring home
- Don't judge a book by the cover
- Bring the house down
- Bring a knife to a gunfight
- Bring home the bacon
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