page through

phrasal verb

paged through; paging through; pages through
: to turn the pages of (a book, magazine, etc.) especially in a quick, steady manner
He paged through the magazine looking for the article.

Examples of page through in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For those of us who still love to page through actual cookbooks — see our staff picks for our favorite 2023 cookbooks — this week has been particularly exciting in Los Angeles. Laurie Ochoa, Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2023 The space itself is outfitted with hardwood floors and natural woods, Art Deco-style light fixtures, and even a comfy window seat for paging through Aftel’s incredible selection of antique books, with titles like A History of the Use of Incense and Spices and How to Know Them. Laura Kiniry, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Nov. 2023 Previously customers shopping for tires for their car spent somewhere between 30 and 45 minutes with a Sam’s Club associate paging through manuals and looking up specs on websites. IEEE Spectrum, 3 Dec. 2019 Cooper began to page through old Film Forum calendars, an archive of her frequently prescient taste. Alexandra Schwartz, The New Yorker, 7 Sep. 2023 Jha has spent the last six years paging through state laws and city zoning codes. Liam Dillon, Los Angeles Times, 1 Aug. 2023 At the Frist Art Museum in Nashville, a cozy faux garden, complete with oversized flower pots, is the perfect place to page through Beatrix Potter’s The Tale of Peter Rabbit or The Story of Miss Moppet. Teresa Nowakowski, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 May 2023 But the experience of paging through a magazine is markedly different from navigating the world wide web. Marcus Squier, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Page through.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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