read (someone) like a book

Definition of read (someone) like a book

  1. :  to easily understand the true thoughts and feelings of (someone) by looking at how that person acts or behaves My mom always knows when I'm lying. She can read me like a book.

Word by Word Definitions

readplay
  1. :  to receive or take in the sense of (letters, symbols, etc.) especially by sight or touch

    :  to study the movements of with mental formulation of the communication expressed

    :  to utter aloud the printed or written words of

  1. :  instructed by or informed through reading

  1. :  a period of reading

    :  something (such as a book) that is read

    :  the action or an instance of reading

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

bookplay
  1. :  a set of written sheets of skin or paper or tablets of wood or ivory

    :  a set of written, printed, or blank sheets bound together between a front and back cover

    :  a long written or printed literary composition

  1. :  derived from books (see 1book 1) and not from practical experience

    :  shown by ledgers

  1. :  to register (something, such as a name) for some future activity or condition (as to engage transportation or reserve lodgings)

    :  to schedule engagements for

    :  to set aside time for


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