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A person or thing that is easy to understand or about which everything is known:‘her mind was an open book to him’
- ‘Her face was an open book to anyone who knew how to read her.’
- ‘Once they find out what I do, they become an open book.’
- ‘Why, my dear fellow, I've read you like an open book.’
- ‘This conspiracy is, of course, an open book to God.’
- ‘A lot about my life has been an open book.’
- ‘Only to close friends am I an open book.’
- ‘His all-business assistant kept her life very private, while Jon's life was an open book to her.’
- ‘Paradoxically, she is an intensely private person, yet lives her life like an open book.’
- ‘Their personal life, it would be fair to say, is not an open book.’
- ‘We must be an open book to one another in marriage.’
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