leaf through


leaf through
To turn the pages of (a book) rapidly reading short sections at random.

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  • leaf through — ˌleaf ˈthrough [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they leaf through he/she/it leafs through present participle leafing through past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • leaf through — (something) to turn pages, briefly looking at them. We leafed through some old photo albums. The detective leafed through some papers on the desk, looking for clues to my father s disappearance …   New idioms dictionary

  • leaf through — index read Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • leaf through — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms leaf through : present tense I/you/we/they leaf through he/she/it leafs through present participle leafing through past tense leafed through past participle leafed through leaf through something to turn the… …   English 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

  • leaf through — {v. phr.} To scan or glance through a book or other reading matter. * /I only had time to leaf through the program before the concert started./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • leaf through — {v. phr.} To scan or glance through a book or other reading matter. * /I only had time to leaf through the program before the concert started./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • leaf\ through — v. phr. To scan or glance through a book or other reading matter. I only had time to leaf through the program before the concert started …   Словарь американских идиом

  • leaf through — phr verb Leaf through is used with these nouns as the object: ↑brochure, ↑magazine, ↑page, prospectus …   Collocations dictionary

  • leaf through — turn over (pages or papers), reading them quickly or casually. → leaf …   English new terms dictionary

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