A bookmark is a thin marker used to keep your place in a book. Bookmarks are commonly made of paper, metals, plastic, or fabric.
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A dog ear is a folded down corner of a book page that serves as a bookmark. The name comes from the fact that the ears of many dogs flap over. Dog eared pages are commonly found in paperback books. If you want to preserve a book in its original condition, use a bookmark. Also, If you don’t have a stapler or paper clip, you can dog-ear sheets pf paper together…BOW-WOW
Hello and welcome to episode 209 …of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… do yourhomework
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. ~Malcolm X
do yourhomework …
to find out what you need to know in preparation for something
to study or research a situation carefully so that you know a lot about the situation
to make careful preparations in order to deal with something successfully
She researched the company before the interview.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… do yourhomework
She did her homework before the interview.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … do yourhomework
Do your homework before investing in the stock market
If our son had done his homework, his first car wouldn’t have been a piece of junk.
I like you. You’ve done your homework. You’re hired.
I try to do my homework before making any life-changing decisions.
What could you do to become the best in your profession?
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