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write the book

Definition of write the book in English:

Used in reference to particular expertise or proficiency in a subject, area of activity, etc. they actually care about the product they are making and they wrote the book on customer service he pretty much writes the book on how to be perfect in the media
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  • He's the man who wrote the book on duplicity.
  • California wrote the book on approachability.
  • I know how the whole ‘need-to-know’ system works: in fact I wrote the book on it!
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