flip through


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flip through something

to go quickly through the leaves of a book, etc., page by page. She flipped through the book, looking at the pictures. Don't just flip through it. Read it.
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flip through

Browse through, as in She flipped through the magazine while she waited. This expression uses flip in the sense of "turn over pages."
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flip through

v.
To go through some printed material quickly, rapidly turning from page to page: I was flipping through the magazine when I spotted an article on comets.
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