Definition of read someone like a book in English:

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read someone like a book

Understand someone’s thoughts and motives easily.
Example sentences
  • He is the only person who understands me and can read me like a book without having to turn to page one.
  • Some of those have crowed before that they can read me like a book, that they're great with people and can get to the root of any problem.
  • His mother - and she could read him like a book - had driven him to the barracks gates just seven hours earlier.
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