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read up on

This page is about the phrasal verb read up on

Meaning: If you read up on something, you read books about it, or find articles and information on the internet about it.

For example:

  • read up on Did you read up on the history of Angkor Wat before going to see it?

  • read up on Before doing business in China, I'm going to read up on Chinese customs and on the local business scene.

Quick Quiz:

I wanted to read up on publishing fashion magazines, so I found

a. a book of fashion photography

b. a popular fashion magazine

c. a website on fashion magazines

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