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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. […]

April 19, 2010 By Angela Boothroyd

To read out something (or read something out) is to read the words and say them so that people can hear you.   Examples of use: 1. Simon, can you read the instructions out for me, please? 2. She read out the names of the winners.   infinitive read out present simple read out and […]