- a study to get some reading of shoppers' preferences
Examples of reading in a Sentence
The family attended the reading of her will.
The speech ended with a reading from his latest novel.
After several readings, I finally understood the meaning of the poem.
He needs help in reading.
The teacher gave us a list of books for further reading on the subject.
He has done a lot of reading on this subject.
The reading for today is about human cloning.
Moby-Dick is required reading for any scholar of 19th-century American literature.
The pastor selected a reading for tonight's service.
Recent Examples of reading from the Web
Any reading above 50 indicates more builders see sales conditions as good rather than poor.
Underscoring the criticism are sobering statistics: Nationally, just 25 percent of high school seniors are able to do grade-level math and just 37 percent score proficient in reading.
Eighth-grade performance also declined in HISD, slipping from 10th to 12th in math and 12th to 14th in reading.
For her intelligence, her compassion, her capaciousness, her search, her deep reading, her precise language, Jamison must be honored here.
One recent study found that a programme in which 13- and 14-year-olds assisted 11- and 12-year-olds with their reading did not help the youngsters improve.
In the past year or so there has been a great falling-off in my reading, from four or five books a month to none.
However, this tool turned out so rough that Square Enix now tells fans to ignore its readings.
Astrologer Russ Ross starts his hour-long astrology readings with your birth chart.
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First Known Use of reading
before 12th century
READING Defined for English Language Learners
: the act of reading something
: the activity of reading a book, magazine, etc.
: a book, article, etc., that is being read or that is intended to be read
READING Defined for Kids
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