read sb's lips Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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read sb's lips

to ​follow the ​movements of someone's ​lips in ​order to ​understand what is being said, ​especially if you are ​unable to ​hear them ​speak: She read his ​lipsacross the ​busyconferencehall - "Time to go."
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