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crib sheet

1. A piece of paper or other document containing information about or the solutions to questions of a test or exam, which may be used for cheating, studying, or by someone grading said exam. Jim was caught using a crib sheet during his test and failed the course as a result. My friend gave me a great crib sheet to use while studying for my final exam.
2. Any document on which complex or difficult information is summarized so as to allow for easy reference and/or understanding. I made a crib sheet of everyday Japanese phrases so I would know how to say at least a few things while in Tokyo next week!
See also: crib, sheet
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When Border Control Agency visited the bride's home at Ely Road, Cardiff they found the crib sheet filled with useful facts she should know about her prospective groom.
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When Toby wishes that he could ace a history exam he did not study for, he suddenly finds a crib sheet with answers on his desk, which promptly leads to his getting caught cheating.
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I've prepared my crib sheet for my final game, although Bill's would have looked like a book next to mine.
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Broadcaster John Humphrys, repudiating the claim by radio presenter Victoria Derbyshire that she was offered a crib sheet before appearing on Mastermind