New Year's Resolutions for 2021 : Get through 📝
my reading list
📚 "BOOK IDIOMS" 📚
A closed book
A person or subject that few know much about.
Example: Sullivan is a closed book. We know nothing about him.
An open book
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.
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!
A person who loves to read
Example: Lisa is such a book worm. She has read 3 books just this week!
A way to describe someone’s financial
Example: I went through my bankbook and I have no money for my rent this month.
By the book
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
get cozy and comfortable while reading a book.
Example: My plan for this afternoon is to cuddle up with a good book.
Do you read me?
Another way of asking “do you understand me?”
Example: Hey Peter, do you read me?
Every trick in the book
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
A way to say farewell or goodbye to someone.
Example: Thank you for everything. I’ll see you in the funny pages.
To be on the same page
To think in the same manner, or have the outlook as someone else
Example: Kevin and I are on the same page as far as wedding details.
To read between the lines
To look for or capture an implied meaning
Example: Though he wasn’t direct with me, I could read between the lines.
To read someone like a book
To understand or recognize someone’s thoughts or motives without actually being told what they are.
Example: I don’t know how my Dad does it, but he can read someone like a book.
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