for the books

for the books
See: ONE FOR THE BOOKS.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • for the books — See: ONE FOR THE BOOKS …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • one for the 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

  • one for the books — {n, phr.}, {informal} Very unusual; a remarkable something. * /The newspaper reporter fumed in a story that was one for the books./ * /Their trip through the Rocky Mountains was one for the books./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • one for the books — {n, phr.}, {informal} Very unusual; a remarkable something. * /The newspaper reporter fumed in a story that was one for the books./ * /Their trip through the Rocky Mountains was one for the books./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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