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read up

  1. (adverb when intr, often foll by on) to acquire information about (a subject) by reading intensively
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Related Words

ponder, consider, read, examine, learn, think, plug, plunge, lucubrate, inquire, peruse, dig, mind, refresh, grind, tutor, meditate, weigh, cram, cogitate

Idioms and Phrases with read up

read up

Study or learn by reading, as in I don't know much about childhood illnesses, but I can always read up on them. [First half of 1800s]

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