on the books

on the books
on the books contained in a list of members, employees, or clients.
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  • cook 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

  • off 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

  • Faking the Books — Infobox Album | Name = Faking the Books Type = Album Artist = Lali Puna Released = April 20, 2004 (U.S.) Recorded = June November 2003 Genre = electronic, indie pop Length = 38:30 Label = Morr Music Producer = Mario Thaler Reviews = *Allmusic… …   Wikipedia

  • off-the-books — adjective Date: 1980 not reported or recorded < off the books transactions > < off the books covert operations > • off the books adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • close the books — {v. phr.} To stop taking orders; end a bookkeeping period. * /The tickets were all sold, so the manager said to close the books./ * /The department store closes its books on the 25th of each month./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • close the books — {v. phr.} To stop taking orders; end a bookkeeping period. * /The tickets were all sold, so the manager said to close the books./ * /The department store closes its books on the 25th of each month./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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

  • hit the books — {v. phr.}, {informal} To study your school assignments, prepare for classes. * /Jack broke away from his friends, saying, I ve got to hit the books. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

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