read through

read through
ˌread ˈthrough [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they read through he/she/it reads through present participle reading through past tense read through past participle read through] phrasal verb
to read all of a document, book etc in order to check or correct it

Read the contract through carefully before you sign.

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read through [phrasal verb]
read through (something) or read (something) through : to read (something) from beginning to end especially to look for mistakes or check details

Remember to read through [=read over] the essay before you hand it in.

He read the instructions through twice before he tried to assemble the bicycle.

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Main Entry:read

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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