March 27, 2012 By Angela Boothroyd
To leaf through something is to turn the pages of a book, magazine or pile of papers quickly, and without looking at them carefully or reading them.
Examples of use:
1. He leafed through an old magazine while he waited for the doctor.
2. While she was waiting she leafed through a magazine.
4. He enjoys leafing through the newspapers after lunch on Sundays.
2. She sat in the garden leafing through her English books and worrying about her exam.
||leaf through and leafs through|
Can you write a sentence using this phrasal verb?
Have you leafed through a magazine recently?
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