cook the books meaning

  "cook the books" in a sentence
  • (informal)
      To falsify accounts, etc

  • [American slang]
    Go to cook the accounts.

  • [Finance]
    To deliberately falsify the financial statements of a company. This is an illegal practice.


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  1. to cook the book, to make something fraudulent or false
  2. maybe we did cook the books a little bit
  3. or what they do . i cook the books
  4. cook the books
  5. although my friend was usually honest, he decided to cook the books . he illegally changed the financial records of the company

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