English version

read something into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishread something into something phrasal verbMEANINGto think that a situation, action etc has a meaning or importance that it does not really have It was only a casual remark. I think you’re reading too much into it. read→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
read into He reads them aloud into a tape recorder and marks changes on paper.It was also proving very hard not to read more into his behaviour than he might have meant.But you're reading too much into it.I just read about going into mines.His proud reading voice shattered into stammers of embarrassment.Clearly much that is read provides insights into the emotional lives of others, and at the same time of ourselves.I think people try to read too much into the greens.Dougal could read meaning into the meaningless, like a priest finding omens in the steaming entrails of a sacrificed animal.
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Verb table
read
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyread
he, she, itreads
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyread
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave read
he, she, ithas read
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad read
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill read
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have read
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reading
he, she, itis reading
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you, we, theyare reading
Past
I, he, she, itwas reading
you, we, theywere reading
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reading
he, she, ithas been reading
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reading
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reading
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reading
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