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I have two daughters: One an open book, one a locked box. So the question of privacy is a challenging one. How much do kids need? How much should we give? How do we prepare them to live in a world where the very notion of privacy opens a generational chasm?
Nancy Gibbs

Meaning of "an open book" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AN OPEN BOOK

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AN OPEN BOOK

an
an ace up one´s sleeve
an arm and a leg
an axe to grind
an eye for an eye
an iron fist
an iron fist in a velvet glove
An Lu Shan
an overgrown child
an´t
ana
anabaena
anabantid
Anabaptism
Anabaptist
anabaptistic
anabaptize
anabas
anabases
anabasis

WORDS THAT END LIKE AN OPEN BOOK

a closed book
address book
audio book
black book
closed book
coloring book
comic book
cookery book
Facebook
grade book
in my book
library book
make a book
open book
paperback book
phone book
picture book
record book
road book
rule book
the book

Synonyms and antonyms of an open book in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «an open book» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AN OPEN BOOK

Find out the translation of an open book to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of an open book from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «an open book» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一本打开的书
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un libro abierto
570 millions of speakers

English

an open book
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक खुली किताब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كتاب مفتوح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

открытая книга
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um livro aberto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি খোলা বই
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un livre ouvert
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buku terbuka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein offenes Buch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

開いた本
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Buku sing mbukak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một cuốn sách mở
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு திறந்த புத்தகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक खुले पुस्तक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Açık kitap
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un libro aperto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

otwarta książka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відкрита книга
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o carte deschisă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα ανοικτό βιβλίο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n oop boek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en öppen bok
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en åpen bok
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of an open book

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AN OPEN BOOK»

The term «an open book» is very widely used and occupies the 8.204 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AN OPEN BOOK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about an open book

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10 QUOTES WITH «AN OPEN BOOK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word an open book.
1
Barry Bonds
My career is an open book, but my life is not.
2
Jeff Conaway
My life is pretty much an open book.
3
Rita Coolidge
You know, I'm pretty much an open book.
4
Nancy Gibbs
I have two daughters: One an open book, one a locked box. So the question of privacy is a challenging one. How much do kids need? How much should we give? How do we prepare them to live in a world where the very notion of privacy opens a generational chasm?
5
Lee Greenwood
I'm pretty much an open book.
6
Benny Hinn
I'm an open book.
7
Sebastian Horsley
I live my life like an open book, even though it's open on the wrong page.
8
Tove Lo
I am an open book, and I'm fine being me: I'm not a perfect person.
9
Natasha Lyonne
Let's face it. I'm an open book.
10
Sean Maher
My life is now an open book.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AN OPEN BOOK»

Discover the use of an open book in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to an open book and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Mormons: An Open Book
This book contains an overview of the doctrines, practices, teachings, and cultural aspects of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Anthony Sweat, 2012
2
An Open Book: Poems
This is an open book in two senses of the term.It is open because it is a work in progress.
Orson Scott Card, 2004
3
An Open Book
Here is Huston on stage for the first time at age three, dressed in an Uncle Sam suit; in the ring at eighteen, boxing for small purses; selling his first short story to H.L. Mencken; down and out in London; acting in Greenwich Village; ...
John Huston, 1994
4
Open-Book Management: Coming Business Revolution, The
" -- George Gendron, editor in chief, Inc. "Companies that practice open-book management seem to have captured some sort of lightning in a bottle." -- Chris Lee, Training "This book should be required reading in corporate America.
John Case, 1996
5
An Open Book - My Autobiography
A golfer loved for his courage and charisma, Darren Clarke has the crowds behind him.
Darren Clarke, 2012
6
My Heart Is an Open Book: 101 Poems from My World to Yours
From the pain of depression, heartbreak, watching someone live with addiction, and losing loved ones to the joy of true love and the innocent heart of a child. This is my attempt to understand the things that are happening all around me.
Michelle Meece, 2008
7
An Open Book Of Poetry: Living Life, Faith, and Love
It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 ABOUT THE AUTHOR Elvia Morales works as a nurse but she d rather be writing poetry books for children and adults.
Elvia Morales, 2012
8
An Open Book: Coming of Age in the Heartland
The memoirs of a Pulitzer Prize-winning literary journalist and critic discusses his childhood and education in small-town Ohio, his colorful family and friends, and his voracious appetite for reading. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
Michael Dirda, 2004
9
John Huston's Filmmaking
The closest I know would be Gertrude Stein's autobiography of Alice B." ' Eight years later, An Open Book appeared from Alfred A. Knopf under its prestigious Borzoi imprint. In the meantime, in 1977 Gerald Pratley had published The Cinema ...
Lesley Brill, 1997
10
An Open Book: My Autobiography
Open Championship hero Darren Clarke tells the gripping and moving story of his life as Britain's best-loved golfer.
Darren Clarke, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AN OPEN BOOK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term an open book is used in the context of the following news items.
1
My experience of 'signing on' at the Job Centre
... his life now an open book from which his eligibility to welfare is determined. I was furious; I wanted to believe that local job centres functioned ... «Open Democracy, Jul 15»
2
Naked truths on stagefright and more by Tracey Thorn at Harrogate
Despite a tone of reserve, as a speaker she is an open book - and likably witty with it. There's clearly a lot more to Naked at the Albert Hall than ... «Ripon Today, Jul 15»
3
Cara Delevingne Interview at Paper Towns Sydney Premiere
She's an open book and the absolute life of the party: full of energy, loud with a slightly well-to-do English accent, cracking jokes every other ... «PopSugar Australia, Jul 15»
4
Don Follis: Opening the doorway to inner peace
Letting your life be an open book and allowing others to see your brokenness feels counter-intuitive. But in truth, it is the very doorway to ... «Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette, Jul 15»
5
Berkley, other cities debate modernizing old logos
A blue oval surrounds four symbols of traditional values: the Liberty Bell, a family with two adults, an open book to connote education, and a ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
6
Syracuse Chiefs outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. adds a son to the family …
But once I decided I was going to play baseball, he was an open book,'' Gwynn said. "I think I was probably 16 or 17 when I started asking him ... «Syracuse.com, Jul 15»
7
Bizarre points in new Pluto pictures dazzle, baffle scientists
In short, this primordial chemical is an open book from the beginning of planetary formation. Methane was first detected on Pluto back in the ... «The Market Business, Jul 15»
8
Why you shouldn't underestimate anyone born after 1995
Indeed, for them the world is an open book — or more accurately, a wireless hyperlinked, user-generated interface. (Don't talk about books, ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
9
Free Expression Is Slipping Away
We live in a time where we, as unique individuals -- what we say, our movements, to whom we speak -- are an open book to whoever is ... «Huffington Post Canada, Jul 15»
10
Tyler mosque hosts open house, hopes to dispel misconceptions
Islam is an open book." Anwar Khalifa is a board member of the East Texas Islamic Society. He has helped organize these open houses before, ... «KPLC-TV, Jul 15»

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