bring somebody to book

  • 1bring somebody to book (for something) — bring sb to ˈbook (for sth) idiom (formal, especially BrE) to punish sb for doing sth wrong and make them explain their behaviour • We will ensure that people who commit fraud are brought to book through the courts. Main entry: ↑bookidiom …

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  • 2bring someone to book — If somebody is brought to book, they are punished or made to account for something they have done wrong …

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  • 3bring someone to book —    If somebody is brought to book, they are punished or made to account for something they have done wrong.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …

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  • 4Bring someone to book —   If somebody is brought to book, they are punished or made to account for something they have done wrong …

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  • 5book — book1 W1S1 [buk] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(printed pages)¦ 2¦(to write in)¦ 3¦(set of things)¦ 4 books 5 by the book 6 a closed book 7 be in somebody s good/bad books 8¦(law)¦ 9¦(part of a book)¦ 10 in my book …

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  • 6bring out — verb 1. make visible (Freq. 9) Summer brings out bright clothes He brings out the best in her • Syn: ↑uncover, ↑unveil, ↑reveal • Hypernyms: ↑show …

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  • 7bring on — verb 1. cause to arise (Freq. 6) induce a crisis • Syn: ↑induce • Derivationally related forms: ↑inducive (for: ↑induce), ↑inducement …

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  • 8book — /bʊk / (say book) noun 1. a written or printed work of some length, as a treatise or other literary composition, especially on consecutive sheets fastened or bound together. 2. a number of sheets of writing paper bound together and used for… …

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  • 9Minor characters in Sonic the Hedgehog (comic book) — This article is for minor characters that appear exclusively in the story lines of the Sonic the Hedgehog comic book. For information on characters who appear in this series and in the TV Series, see List of characters in Sonic the Hedgehog . For …

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  • 10Shepherd Book — Firefly character Derrial Book is portrayed by Ron Glass, pictured here Created by …

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  • 11The Long Haul (book) — Infobox Book name = The Long Haul, An autobiography title orig = translator = image caption = author = Myles Horton illustrator = cover artist = country = United States of America language = English series = subject = genre = Autobiography… …

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  • 13literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 14line — line1 W1S1 [laın] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(on paper/on the ground)¦ 2¦(between two areas)¦ 3¦(of people/things)¦ 4¦(direction)¦ 5¦(on your face)¦ 6¦(phone)¦ 7¦(for trains)¦ 8¦(between two types of thing)¦ 9¦(shape/edge)¦ 10¦(w …

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  • 15Fullmetal Alchemist — The cover of the first Japanese manga volume featuring Alphonse and …

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  • 16Doris Kearns Goodwin — Born Doris Helen Kearns January 4, 1943 (1943 01 04) (age 68) Brooklyn, New York Nationality American Education Colby College (B.A) Harvard Univers …

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  • 17introduction — in|tro|duc|tion W2 [ˌıntrəˈdʌkʃən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(new system/product)¦ 2¦(bring something to a place)¦ 3¦(when meeting somebody)¦ 4¦(book/speech)¦ 5¦(music)¦ 6¦(explanation)¦ 7¦(new experience)¦ 8¦(letter)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) …

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  • 18Max Mermelstein — (November 1, 1942 – September 12, 2008) was a drug smuggler for the Medellín Cartel in the late 70 s and early 80 s, who later became a key informant against the organization. In the words of James P. Walsh, Los Angeles Federal Prosecutor, Max… …

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  • 19'Allo 'Allo! (series 5) — This article contains episode listings for the fifth series of the British Sitcom series Allo Allo!. The series contains twenty six episodes which first aired between 3 September 1988 and 25 February 1989. Series 5 is longer than any of the other …

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  • 20Dating — This article is about the form of courtship. For other uses, see Dating (disambiguation). Double Date redirects here. For the episode of How I Met Your Mother , see Double Date (How I Met Your Mother). For the episode of The Office , see Double… …

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