read up

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read up (third-person singular simple present reads up, present participle reading up, simple past and past participle read up)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To learn (about something) by reading.
    • 28 November 2009, Indian Express - Nayagan was actor R Madhavan's introduction to Kamal Hassan
      After watching the film, I read up about it in the newspapers. When I came to know that Hassan was a 30-year-old actor then, I was completely awe-struck

Usage notes[edit]

When intransitive, it is often constructed as read up on