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English definition of “read sth into sth”

read sth into sth

verb uk phrasal verb with read   /riːd/ (read, read   /red/   ) us  
to believe that an action, remark, or situation has a particular importance or meaning, often when this is not true: Don't read too much into her leaving so suddenly - she probably just had a train to catch.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
(Definition of read sth into sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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