off book

off book
a) No longer needing the script to rehearse.

After 5 days studying the script, Jane is now off book, and can concentrate on gesture more.

b) below the list price

"He will glibly parse a sentence ... and repeat the catechism and whole chapters of the Bible off book."

Ant: on book

Wikipedia foundation.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Off-book — is a theater/acting term meaning that the actor no longer needs the script to rehearse a play; the material is either memorized or improvised. Conversely, on book means the actor still requires the script in order to rehearse the play. During the …   Wikipedia

  • off-book — adjective off the books, not officially recorded …   Wiktionary

  • off book — …   Useful english dictionary

  • book — /bʊk / (say book) noun 1. a written or printed work of some length, as a treatise or other literary composition, especially on consecutive sheets fastened or bound together. 2. a number of sheets of writing paper bound together and used for… …  

  • Off on a Comet —   Author(s) Jules Verne …   Wikipedia

  • Off Armageddon Reef —   …   Wikipedia

  • Book scanning — is the process of converting physical books into digital media such as images, electronic text, or electronic books (e books) by using an image scanner. Digital books can be easily distributed, reproduced, and read on screen. Common file formats… …   Wikipedia

  • Off the Wall (album) — Off the Wall Studio album by Michael Jackson Released August 10, 1979 …   Wikipedia

  • Off the Ground — Studio album by Paul McCartney Released 1 February 1993 …   Wikipedia

  • Off the Ground (song) — Off the Ground Photo taken 1977. Single by Paul McCartney from the album Off the Ground …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”