thumb through sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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thumb through sth

phrasal verb with thumb uk   us   /θʌm/ verb
to ​turn the ​pages of a ​book, ​magazine, or a ​documentquickly and only ​readsmallparts of it: "Have you ​read the ​report?" "Well, I ​thumbed through it ​quickly while I was ​eatingbreakfast."
(Definition of thumb through sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thumb through sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 匆匆翻阅,浏览…
in Turkish karıştırmak, sayfaları hızlıca çevirmek…
in Russian пролистать что-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匆匆翻閱,瀏覽…
in Polish przeglądać coś, kartkować coś…
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