Phrasal Verbs With READ
Using, Definition and Examples; Read off, Read sth off, Read back, Read sth back, Read into, Read over, Read through, Read up on sth, Read about, Read up on, Read out, Reas sth out. Follow the list for definitions and examples;
- Read sth off
Meaning; to read sth. aloud from a list
Example; When he read your name off, come up to the stage.
- Read (sth) back ( to sb)
Meaning; to read some information back or again to the person who has just given it
Example; I will read the telephone number back to you to make sure.
- Read into
Meaning; to believe that an action, remark, or situation has a particular importance or meaning, often when this is not true
Example; Her speech is very clear. Don’t try to read anything else into it.
- Read over/through
Meaning; to read something quickly from the beginning to the end
Example; You should read over your exam paper when you have finished.
- Read for sth
Meaning; to study for something
Example; We are reading for our exams.
- Read up on/about sth
Meaning; to spend time reading in order to find out information about something
Example; You should read up on this issue before going for an interview.
- Read sth out
Meaning; to read something aloud
Example; Please read the names out so everyone can hear you.