Phrasal Verb of the Day

read out

Today: Sat, 31 Oct 2020

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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.

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Quick Quiz

The judge read the statement out because he

a. wanted everyone to hear it

b. didn't want anyone to hear it

c. couldn't understand it
a) wanted everyone to hear it b) didn't want anyone to hear it c) couldn't understand it