English version

flick through something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflick through something phrasal verbLOOK ATto look at a book, magazine, set of photographs etc quickly Will flicked through Carla’s photo album. flick→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
flick through Go on, have a flick through.I am curled up in the armchair, flicking through a book.Only when he had returned to his own office did it occur to him to flick through his passport's pages.Marie's left a load of mags behind, so I pick one up and have a flick through it.During debates on gravel extraction he could be seen flicking through its pages.Dougal flicked through the pages, dipping into the typed sections; the handwritten portions could wait.He flicked through the pages of his appointments diary, which were as ever blank.While I flick through to the centre pages, the businessman puts his hands in his pockets and waits.
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Verb table
flick
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyflick
he, she, itflicks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyflicked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave flicked
he, she, ithas flicked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad flicked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill flick
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have flicked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam flicking
he, she, itis flicking
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you, we, theyare flicking
Past
I, he, she, itwas flicking
you, we, theywere flicking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been flicking
he, she, ithas been flicking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been flicking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be flicking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been flicking
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