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read out

Meaning: if you read something out, you read it aloud so everyone can hear it.

For example:

  • read out sth The prisoners listened as the warder read out their names and numbers.

  • read sth out Mario was proud when his teacher asked him to read out his poem so everyone could hear it.

Nouns often used as objects with
read out: names, scores, results, verdict, statement

Quick Quiz:

The judge read the statement out because he
  1. wanted everyone to hear it
  2. didn't want anyone to hear it
  3. couldn't understand it

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