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read up on something (or read something up)

Definition of read up on something or read something up in English:

Acquire information about a particular subject by studying it intensively: she spent the time reading up on antenatal care
More example sentences
  • That's right, I was reading up on a study done there.
  • Before taking it, I insist on reading up on the subject.
  • What you need to do is to get in the right frame of mind by reading up on the subject.
Synonyms
study, get up
informal bone up on
British informal mug up on, swot
archaic con
See parent entry: read

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