read over

phrasal verb

read over; reading over; reads over
: to read (something) from beginning to end especially to look for mistakes or check details
He read over the contract carefully.

Examples of read over in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Summer instructors are trying innovative ways to keep kids reading over the summer. Kayla Jimenez, USA TODAY, 8 July 2024 For this story, Sophie spent hours reading over the results of our hair gloss testing and used her expertise as a commerce and lifestyle writer to thoroughly research the products that ranked the highest in order to narrow down this list. Sophie Dodd, Peoplemag, 7 June 2024 Working from one of Baldwin’s unfinished manuscripts, Peck wrote a screenplay that Samuel L. Jackson then read over archival images and videos. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 May 2024 But the workers felt pride in their craft, printing the first draft of history for others to read over coffee. Vincent Alban, Chicago Tribune, 19 May 2024 Witherspoon has picked some great reads over the years, including Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere, Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Daisy Jones & The Six and Kiley Reid's Such a Fun Age. Carly Tagen-Dye, Peoplemag, 8 Apr. 2024 By Nickelodeon Dialogue Coach The video opens to a young boy reading over his lines on a TV set until an adult man leads him into a trailer and closes the blinds. Sadie Bell, Peoplemag, 18 Mar. 2024 Phoenix Public Library Foundation, Phoenix, $7,500 To keep over 12,500 children reading over the summer by creating joyful learning experiences that are free and accessible to all families in Phoenix. Alexis Waiss, The Arizona Republic, 17 Mar. 2024 Set aside the time needed to assemble the kitchen and read over the instructions carefully. Katrina Cossey, Parents, 1 Mar. 2024

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“Read over.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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