One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Acquire information about a particular subject by studying it intensively or systematically.‘she spent the time reading up on antenatal care’
study, get upView synonyms
- ‘That's right, I was reading up on a study done there.’
- ‘Before taking it, I insist on reading up on the subject.’
- ‘Well, I see you've been reading up on the subject.’
- ‘What you need to do is to get in the right frame of mind by reading up on the subject.’
- ‘I suggest that you read up on this subject, Joan.’
- ‘You can get all of the information here, so go read up on it and sign up!’
- ‘Minutes earlier he had made reference to ‘some journalists ‘who take the time to read up on their subjects.’’
- ‘At the pre-natal stage both parents should read up on the subject and have a fair idea of what to expect once the child arrives.’
- ‘With the grand opening of Hong Kong Disneyland, people must want to read up on the subject.’
- ‘He wants parents to discuss drug issues with their children and read up on the subject before a swab sample is suggested.’
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