do you read me?

Do you understand me? For example, I'm sick of all these meetings—do you read me? This phrase originally applied to messages received by radio or telephone. [c. 1930]


Nearby words

  1. do unto others as you would have them do unto you,
  2. do up,
  3. do well,
  4. do with,
  5. do without,
  6. do's and don'ts,
  7. do, doing,
  8. do-all,
  9. do-dad,
  10. do-good

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