number of printed or written sheets of paper bound together in a cover
written records of the finances of a business; accounts
any of the main divisions of a large written work
the words of an opera
ask and pay for a seat for the theatre, a journey etc.; reserve〔arrange〕 in advance to have sth
write down orders, etc. in a notebook
hire in advance
"I am reading a good book on economics"
"he used a large book as a doorstop"
"Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'"
"his name is in all the record books"
"they got a subpoena to examine our books"
"they run things by the book around here"
"he went to carry the Word to the heathen"
"the book of Isaiah"
"he bought a book of stamps"
"Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo"
"reserve me a seat on a flight"
"The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"
"please hold a table at Maxim's"
"The policeman booked her when she tried to solicit a man"
The witnesses, that subscribed the booke of the purchase.
出自：Bible (AV): Jeremiah
I know what he'll probably do—I can read him like a book.
I am booked for it.
我逃不了啦!我要倒霉了! book for sth
He has booked for the play.
He booked for the following day's bus.
I've booked four seats for Friday's concert.
我已订了4个星期五的音乐会的座位。 book sb for v-ing
The driver was booked for exceeding the speed limit.
He was booked for speeding.
Wendy passed her driving test and was booked for speeding the very next day.
He booked in immediately on arrival at the university.
Where do we book in?
Would you please book in?
Those people haven't booked in yet.
We booked in as soon as we arrived at the Royal Hotel.
It is time for you to book in.We have no time to lose.
They haven't booked in; I don't think the receptionist has noticed them.
He booked in at that hotel.
It is always advisable to book in early when you want a hotel room in the tourist season.
You have to book in before you can move into the hotel.
Looking through the reception book of the hotel we found our purchasing agent had booked in three days before.
Always insist upon seeing your room before booking in.
在住旅馆登记之前一定要坚持先看一下你的房间。 book sb/sth in
One of the attendants booked us in while two others helped us carry our things upstairs.
It was alleged that Martin, who did not arrive on time, had been booked in by Arnold.
Detailed items of all the goods to be shipped have to be booked in.
待运货物的细目均须登记。 book sb in
I had booked us in at a hotel in Torquary.
I've booked you in at the Grand Hotel.I hope you approve.
Let's book him in at the Hilton Hotel.
My aunt is coming to stay so I've booked her in at the nearest hotel.
If they're only staying for two nights,I suggest that you book them in at the Palm Beach.
我在铁路工作时,八小时工作后必须作交班报告。 book off sick
Three hundred men have booked off sick at the car factory.
I'll book out for all of us.How much should I pay?
我去为我们大家结账。我应该付多少钱? book sb out
He booked me out.
The clerk is busy booking the guests out.
服务员忙于为顾客结账。 book sth out
I'm sorry, the hotel is booked out.
如果你必须在伦敦换车,也许可以订直达票,你可以问一下收票员。 book through to sth
I shall book through to Nanchang.
Can I book through to Naples?
我能订一张直达那不勒斯的票吗? book sb sth through to sth
Can you book me a ticket through to Naples?
〔说明〕 book up不用于被动结构。
If you want to go to Hangzhou for your holiday, you ought to book up now.
You will have to book up early if you want to see that film.
They have booked the whole place up for weeks.
All the hotels are booked up for the season, you will never find anywhere to book in at now.
The performance is booked up.
It's booked up; I can't get tickets.
I'm booked up all next week.
Sorry,I cannot come; I am already booked up for that evening.
The singer is always booked up for a year ahead.
I'm afraid I can't come; I'm booked up all next week.
I might go out if I had anybody to go with.Are you fully booked up?
I'm afraid I can't see you this week; I am booked up every evening.
误 He has not much time to read books.
正 He has not much time to read.
析 一般表示“读书”，说read即可，不说read books。