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read something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishread something ↔ out phrasal verbREADto read and say words that are written down, so that people can hear Why don’t you read out the name of the winner? to He read the last few sentences out to me. read→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
read outInspector was very annoyed if you didn't say that you were aware of it when he read things out.She brings her notes about it to the meeting and reads them out.Laura listened attentively while Yoyo read the speech out loud, and in the end, her eyes were glistening too.He read it out loud to his colleagues, quite sarcastically, expecting them to agree that it was ridiculous.Everything I had read before turned out to be outdated.He comes up to my room in the evenings so that I can read them out to him.Louis frowned while he read this out to Madeleine and the children at lunch.We can read the books children are reading, find out what happens in class, ask what the guidance counselor said.read toEverything I had read before turned out to be outdated.Most people would share their letters, reading them out to everybody else.He comes up to my room in the evenings so that I can read them out to him.Louis frowned while he read this out to Madeleine and the children at lunch.When she gets one she usually reads it out to me.
Related topics: Computers
read-outˈread-out noun [countable]  TDinformation that is produced by a computer and shown on a screenprintout a read-out of all the sales figures
Examples from the Corpus
read-outHe blinked, and projected before himself a read-out monitoring his life-support systems.This program gives you a read-out of all the areas where sales have increased.Such recordings would enable them to monitor the effectiveness of certain maintenance and operational procedures by means of automatic read-out and computerised analysis.Despite all the electronic read-outs, there are times when good old-fashioned printed material was the most convenient form of record.The read-out includes the time of entry, user identification and method of entry, for example, keycard or emergency metal key.
From Longman Business Dictionaryread-outˈread-out noun [countable]COMPUTING the information that is shown on a computer screena read-out of all the sales figures
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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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