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reading Idioms & Phrases


Reading book

  • a book for teaching reading; a reader.
Webster 1913

Reading desk

  • noun desk or stand with a slanted top used to hold a text at the proper height for a lecturer
    lectern.
WordNet
  • a desk to support a book while reading; esp., a desk used while reading the service in a church.
Webster 1913

Reading glass

  • a large lens with more or less magnifying power, attached to a handle, and used in reading, etc.
Webster 1913

Reading man

  • one who reads much; hence, in the English universities, a close, industrious student.
Webster 1913

Reading of a bill

  • (Legislation), its normal recital, by the proper officer, before the House which is to consider it.
Webster 1913

Reading room

  • noun a room set aside for reading
WordNet
  • a room appropriated to reading; a room provided with papers, periodicals, and the like, to which persons resort.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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