Idiom: By the book
Meaning: If you do something by the book, you do it exactly as you are supposed to.Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Open 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 book
- Close the book
- Don't judge a book by the cover
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