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in the bad books

Meaning: out of favour

Example: Maria remains in his bad books after the argument between both. Read on

black book

Meaning: a book containing a list of secret contacts

Example: Ann will not invite Bob to the party because he has been in her black books for so long. Read on

turn over a new leaf

Meaning: to alter your behaviour in a positive way

Example: He has not been in trouble this year. He has really turned over a new leaf. Read on

hit the books

Meaning: to study very hard

Example: I have an exam tomorrow, I need to hit the books tonight. Read on

in the good books

Meaning: be in somebody's favour or good opinion

Example: He always managed to be in the good books of the bosses, surprised one and all. Read on

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rule out

Meaning: to exclude out something

Example: Rule out each and every word from the application which you don’t want the principal to read. Read on

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