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read sth over/through

verb uk phrasal verb with read   /riːd/ (read, read   /red/   ) us  
B2 to read something quickly from the beginning to the end, especially to find mistakes: I read your proposal through last night and I think we'll agree to it. Always read over your work when you've finished.
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