QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Example sentences from the Web for off-the-books
In his view, a writer has only one duty: to be present in his books.
France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
This is even more striking in Submission than in his previous books.
We do see that a few European countries have them on the books: Germany, Poland, Italy, Ireland, a couple more.
Isolated lesbians learned that there were other women like them via books whose covers aimed to titillate heterosexual men.
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
They will carry out the dictum of Carlyle that the modern university is a university of books.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Peter Elmsly, a partner of the celebrated Paul Valliant, and himself an importer of books and no mean critic and linguist, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
People have not only ceased to purchase those old-fashioned things called books, but even to read them!