read something over


read something over
ˌread sthˈover/ˈthrough derived
to read sth carefully from beginning to end to look for mistakes or check details
Main entry:readderived

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  • look something over — Syn: inspect, examine, scrutinize, cast an eye over, take stock of, vet, view, peruse, read through; informal give something a/the once over; N.Amer. check out; N.Amer.; informal eyeball …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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  • read over — [phrasal verb] read over (something) or read (something) over : to read (something) from beginning to end especially to look for mistakes or check details He read over [=read through] the directions/contract carefully. • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • read — read1 [ rid ] (past tense and past participle read [ red ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 understand words ▸ 2 understand symbols ▸ 3 interpret meaning ▸ 4 know what someone thinks ▸ 5 have words/number ▸ 6 be written particular way ▸ 7 hear someone on radio ▸ + …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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