Phrasal Verbs

read into

This page is about the phrasal verb read into


to believe you've found more meaning in what someone says or does than others have found

For example

  • read sth into sth You're reading too much into what he said. I don't think he meant to insult you.

  • be read into sth A lot can be read into what someone says, but it doesn't mean that it's all true.

Quick Quiz

If you read something into what someone has said, it

a. must be true

b. must be false

c. might be true

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