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By The Book

By The Book - to strictly follow the rules; to follow the rules 100%

  • The teacher always goes by the book. She is very strict.
  • The boss does not always go by the book.
  • The police told us that they need to go by he book.
  • Do you think the judge will go by the book, or will he be easy on us?
  • The clerk went by the book. She did not have any choice.
  • I do not like it when the boss goes by the book.

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Board To Death

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By The Skin Of Your Teeth

Back To Square One

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Bust Somebody's Chops

Busy As A Bee

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