in one's book
phrasal in one's own opinion

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  • In one's books — Book Book (b[oo^]k), n. [OE. book, bok, AS. b[=o]c; akin to Goth. b[=o]ka a letter, in pl. book, writing, Icel. b[=o]k, Sw. bok, Dan. bog, OS. b[=o]k, D. boek, OHG. puoh, G. buch; and fr. AS. b[=o]c, b[=e]ce, beech; because the ancient Saxons and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To stand in one's own light — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To ding anything in one's ears — Ding Ding (d[i^]ng), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dinged}, {Dang} (Obs.), or {Dung} (Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dinging}.] [OE. dingen, dengen; akin to AS. dencgan to knock, Icel. dengja to beat, hammer, Sw. d[ a]nga, G. dengeln.] 1. To dash; to throw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In Our Time (book) — In Our Time is a collection of short stories by Ernest Hemingway. Each chapter is comprised of a vignette that in some way relates to the following short story. It was published in 1925, and marked Ernest Hemingway s American debut. It contains… …   Wikipedia

  • One World (book) — One World is a travelogue written by Wendell Willkie and originally published in 1943. It is a document of his world travels and meetings with many of the then Allies heads of state as well as ordinary citizens and soldiers in locales such as El… …   Wikipedia

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  • Oprah's Book Club — was a book discussion club segment of the American talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, highlighting books chosen by host Oprah Winfrey. Winfrey started the book club in 1996, selecting a new novel for viewers to read and discuss each month.[1] The… …   Wikipedia

  • To keep one's hand in — Keep Keep (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Artist's book — Artists books are works of art realized in the form of a book. They are usually published in small editions, though sometimes they are one of a kind objects called book art. Artists books have employed a wide range of forms, including scrolls,… …   Wikipedia

  • Around the World in Eighty Days (book) — infobox Book | name = Around the World in Eighty Days title orig = Le tour du monde en quatre vingts jours translator = George Makepeace Towle [quote|Mercier is erroneously credited in some bibliographies with a translation of Around the World in …   Wikipedia

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