Idioms, Slang and Phrasal Verbs

Expressions with Book

Choose the phrase that is closest in meaning to the underlined part of each sentence.

1) I have a test tomorrow, so I have to go home and study.
book a room
check out a book
hit the books
2) He is reading.
has his nose in a book
is trying every trick in the book
3) I have to make a reservation to go to London.
hit the books
book a flight
book a room
4) Joe tried everything possible, but he still failed.
every trick in the book
checking out a book
booking a flight
5) Is the death penalty okay? No, it's not okay with me.
Check your books.
The police should book him.
Not in my book.
6) After they broke the window, the kids ran away.
hit the books
booked a flight
7) John might look a little strange, but he's a terrific person. You can't see this by just looking at him.
You can't judge a book by its cover.
You shouldn't take a leaf out of his book.
Don't book!
8) I borrowed some books from the library.
hit the books
checked the books
checked out a few books

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