take a leaf out of life or book Meaning: follow an example set by another person; imitate another person. Example: You need to take a leaf out of your boss’s life, and be punctual coming office in time.
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bring to book ❯❮ get the boot, axe
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read the riot act
Meaning: warning someone by scolding them to improve their behavior
Example: She'd been bearing bad behavior from her employee and thought it was time to read him the riot act. Read on
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