make (for) tedious reading

make (for) tedious reading
make (for) interesting/tedious etc/reading phrase
to be interesting/​boring etc to read

The latest survey makes grim reading.

Thesaurus: to make someone feel excited, enthusiastic or impressedsynonym to make someone bored or unenthusiasticsynonym
Main entry: reading

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