Book

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Definition

a book: a set of pages fastened together which can contain text to be read or blank pages to be written on
noun
I own 5 books written by my favorite author.
an account book is used to record sales, money spent, etc.

to book (a room): to reserve (a room in a hotel)
verb
I need to book two first class tickets to New York for next Friday.

Examples

  • "but mainly about books."
  • "Penelope : So, I am giving you this book."
  • "I want to help you, but I am a librarian, so I know a lot about books."
  • "Horatio : Oh no, just an overdue library book or something."
  • "Penelope : You have 17 overdue books."
  • "Bruno : Penny, I need answers, not another book!"
  • "*The information presented within my self-published book is not strictly speaking 'legal' or 'admissible' in a court of law."
  • "In any case, I've booked you a ticket to Alaska for tomorrow."
  • "Take this book."
  • "Read this book."

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