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cook the books | cook the accounts

cook the books | cook the accounts

Meaning: If someone cooks the books, or cooks the accounts, they keep inaccurate accounts for a business, usually in order to pay less tax.
For example:
  • Their accountant was charged with cooking the books, and now he's in jail.
  • I found this website that shows you how to cook the accounts, but I'd never try doing it.
Quick Quiz:
He cooked the books of his business, and now he
  1. has been arrested
  2. can't read them
  3. has to eat them
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