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Phrasal Verbs READ, Definition and Example Sentences

 Phrasal Verbs READ, Definition and Example Sentences

Read for sth

Meaning: to read, looking especially for something, such as errors, clarity, etc…

  • The teacher read her students’s essay for spelling and grammer errors.
  • If writers hire an assistant to read for the mistakes, this is better fort hem.


Read over

Meaning: to read something quickly from the beginning to the end

  • Hirers should read over the contract before signing it.
  • The teacher read each student exam paper over.

Read into

Meaning: to believe that an action, remark, or situation has a particular importance or meaning

  • That sentence means exactly what it says. Don’t try to read anything else into it.
  • We are not reading too much into your comments.


Read sth back

Meaning: to read some information back or again to the person who has just given it.

  • Could you read back my son’s letter to me.
  • My friend asked me to read back what I’d written.

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