skim-read


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skim-read

vb
to read quickly and superficially, in order to pick up the important or significant details
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In his evidence at the hearing he told the panel he said he had "skim-read" the message from Ryan that read "I don't know I'm 14 so never done anything before".
The requisite derivations and worked examples are given but may be skim-read if desired.
Table 3 reveals that SILL item 17(I write notes, messages, letters or reports in English) and 18(I first skim-read an English passage (read over the passage quickly), then go back and read carefully) are the highly used strategies by the learners with mean frequency values of 3.61 and 3.69 respectively.
As Joe is in Year 11, he does use phrases such as 'cocking hell', and at times there are age-appropriate goings-on, so you may just want to give it a quick skim-read through before putting it onto your shelves.
But they have a short attention span and tend to skim-read rather than read properly which can lead to difficulty at school.
So much so that in the committees which actually have jurisdiction, opinions sent by FEMM are skim-read, if at all, and political advisers tend to automatically reject anything it puts forward, the source adds.
It's a handsomely crafted yet emotionally underwhelming skim-read of important historical footnotes.
Just a lazy skim-read of DJ Mag's Top 100 and it quickly becomes evident how many great DJs, producers and artists are Dutch.
Legal Service found 26% of workers only skim-read their contracts, while 6% had not read them at all.
Readers can use the book to get a sense of the context of any topic in the chapters, or to skim-read for exam alerts, key term lists, bullet points, tips, and summaries.