flip through something

flip through something

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • flip through — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms flip through : present tense I/you/we/they flip through he/she/it flips through present participle flipping through past tense flipped through past participle flipped through flip through something to quickly… …   English dictionary

  • flip — flip1 [ flıp ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive to turn over quickly, or make something turn over: The car flipped as it rounded the final curve. You re supposed to flip a new mattress regularly. Just six months ago, she was flipping… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flip — [[t]flɪ̱p[/t]] flips, flipping, flipped 1) VERB If you flip a device on or off, or if you flip a switch, you turn it on or off by pressing the switch quickly. [V n with on/off] He didn t flip on the headlights until he was two blocks away... [V n …   English dictionary

  • flip — flip1 [flıp] v past tense and past participle flipped present participle flipping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move)¦ 2¦(turn in the air)¦ 3¦(angry)¦ 4¦(turn a switch)¦ 5¦(turn pages)¦ 6 flip your lid Phrasal verbs  flip somebody<=>off …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flip — I UK [flɪp] / US verb Word forms flip : present tense I/you/we/they flip he/she/it flips present participle flipping past tense flipped past participle flipped 1) flip or ˌflip oˈver [intransitive/transitive] to turn over quickly, or to make… …   English dictionary

  • flip — I [[t]flɪp[/t]] v. flipped, flip•ping, 1) to toss, as with a snap of a finger and thumb, so as to cause to turn over in the air: to flip a coin[/ex] 2) to move with a sudden stroke or jerk: to flip a switch[/ex] 3) to turn over, esp. with a short …   From formal English to slang

  • flip — [flɪp] verb I 1) [I/T] to turn over quickly, or to make something turn over His car flipped over and crashed.[/ex] Flip a coin to decide who goes first.[/ex] 2) [I] informal to become very angry or excited • flip through sth II noun [C] flip… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • flip — flip1 [flip] vt. flipped, flipping [echoic] 1. to toss or move with a quick jerk; flick [flip the drawer shut] 2. to snap (a coin) into the air with the thumb, as in betting on which side will land uppermost 3. to turn or turn over [to flip pages …   English World dictionary

  • leaf through — PHRASAL VERB If you leaf through something such as a book or magazine, you turn the pages without reading or looking at them very carefully. [V P n] Most patients derive enjoyment from leafing through old picture albums. Syn: flip through …   English dictionary

  • turn something over — 1 I turned over a few pages: FLIP OVER, flick through, leaf through. 2 she turned the proposal over in her mind: THINK ABOUT/OVER, consider, weigh up, ponder, contemplate, reflect on, chew over, mull over, muse on, ruminate on. 3 he turned over… …   Useful english dictionary

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