Phrasal Verbs

read up on

This page is about the phrasal verb read up on


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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