read through

phrasal verb

read through; reading through; reads through
: to read (something) from beginning to end especially to look for mistakes or check details
Remember to read through your essay before you hand it in.
He read the instructions through twice before he tried to assemble the bicycle.

Examples of read through in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To better understand both parents, Kate read through letters her father had sent home to his parents during the war. Nancy Lord, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Sep. 2023 This isn’t easy for book lovers who have spent small fortunes on collections and years reading through them. Gabe Bullard, Washington Post, 22 Aug. 2023 Keep in mind that kids are tough with their belongings, so carefully read through the reviews to make sure the shoes will last several months and are easy to clean if needed. Bridget Shirvell, Parents, 27 July 2023 Our experts read through hundreds of five-star reviews and scour each product's ingredient list. Jamie Spain, Good Housekeeping, 29 June 2023 After reading through the manual, keep the instructions in mind and refer to them as needed. Jessica Booth, Parents, 11 July 2023 In court, Bowers was bent over, looking intently at a piece of paper as the judge read through the jury’s lengthy verdict form. Sabrina Souza, CNN, 2 Aug. 2023 Before using one, make sure to read through the care instructions thoroughly. Laura Denby, Peoplemag, 18 July 2023 Bird would read through Sherwin’s notes and draft a scene. Joshua St. Clair, Men's Health, 21 July 2023 See More

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“Read through.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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