Definition of 'on the books'
Example sentences containing 'on the books'
At the end of the month she was one of the stars put on the books of the model agency which was attached to Lucie Clayton's.THE IMAGE OF LAURA (2002)
'Out of two archbishops and four bishops arrested, two have been shot and another's on the books as having died in prison.THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)
Anyone would think she was the most significant writer of her generation with all this tripe about concentrating on the books.LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
Definition of on the books from the Collins English Dictionary
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