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 Trump sat hunched over at the defense table most of the day, reading through paperwork as the potential jurors addressed the court. Josephine Stratman, New York Daily News, 19 Apr. 2024 But a quick read through the links the group cites makes clear the statement is not accurate. Ricardo Torres, Journal Sentinel, 19 Apr. 2024 My job was to read through a stack of documents cataloging Jiang’s thoughts, including confidential speeches and articles intended for the party’s internal consumption. Cai Xia, Foreign Affairs, 4 Dec. 2020 When Angie calls the monologue a threat, Meredith turns back to her trusty notes and reads through every threat and negative comment Angie made about her throughout the season, including calling her a trampoline with eyes. Tom Smyth, Vulture, 2 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for read through 

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

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