Then he spoke, but it was not in the words of the phrase-book.
By the help of my Chinese phrase-book I gave them all particulars, and a few more.
Here was I—without dictionary or phrase-book—left to play the part of intelligent guest, unaided and unprepared.
I explained as well as I could, with the help of a phrase-book, that we wanted a horse and stolkjrre as quickly as possible.
But he secured a phrase-book and a grammar, and paid for them in hard labor.
Then I took up the phrase-book again; but could not study, and so bathed and retired, it being now not far from ten o'clock.
Smiling genially, he pointed to an answer which the phrase-book translated: "The landscape presents a grandiose panorama."
Native intelligence simplifies a halting conversation, carried on by means of the indispensable Malayan phrase-book.
The Bible is a mere "phrase-book," in which it finds the words and symbols fitted to convey its thought.
All the likely sentences that could possibly be of avail I copied out of the phrase-book on a sheet of foolscap.