flip through

mindlessly flipping through the magazine

thumb (through), leaf through, flick through, skim through, scan, look through, browse through, glance at/through, peruse, run one's eye over

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  • flip through — THUMB (THROUGH), leaf through, flick through, skim through, scan, look through, browse through, dip into, glance at/through, peruse, run one s eye over. → flip * * * ˌflip ˈthrough …   Useful english dictionary

  • flip through — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms flip through : present tense I/you/we/they flip through he/she/it flips through present participle flipping through past tense flipped through past participle flipped through flip through something to quickly… …   English dictionary

  • flip through — phr verb Flip through is used with these nouns as the object: ↑book, ↑channel, ↑newspaper, ↑page, ↑paper, ↑pile …   Collocations dictionary

  • flip through — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To look through reading matter casually: browse, dip into, glance at (or over or through), leaf (through), riffle (through), run through, scan, skim, thumb (through). See INVESTIGATE, WORDS. II verb See flip …   English dictionary for students

  • flip through — look quickly through. → flip …   English new terms dictionary

  • flip through — skim, glance over, scan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ˌflip ˈthrough sth — phrasal verb to quickly look at the pages of a magazine or book …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • flip through something — …   Useful english dictionary

  • flip — [flɪp] verb I 1) [I/T] to turn over quickly, or to make something turn over His car flipped over and crashed.[/ex] Flip a coin to decide who goes first.[/ex] 2) [I] informal to become very angry or excited • flip through sth II noun [C] flip… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • flip — flip1 [ flıp ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive to turn over quickly, or make something turn over: The car flipped as it rounded the final curve. You re supposed to flip a new mattress regularly. Just six months ago, she was flipping… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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