skim over

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Verb1.skim over - read superficially
read - interpret something that is written or printed; "read the advertisement"; "Have you read Salman Rushdie?"
2.skim over - move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
touch - make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"
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The first player in line must then skim over the step-overs, pick up the ball, and spring 10 yards to a cone or bag set up at this point.
Coaching points: Tell the players to skim over the step-overs as fast as they can.