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read something off

to read aloud from a list. Nick read the list of the names off, and I wasn't on the list. Jane read off the names.
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read off

v.
1. To read aloud some items in a list, one by one: Could you read off the last four digits of the number again? As I read your name off, please come up to the stage and collect your certificate.
2. To read some information that is printed or displayed on something: The nurse read off my temperature from the thermometer. I read the number off the box.
See also: off, read
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Fleming was strangled to a leg-side catch by Read off Alan Mullally, to put the game back in in the balance.
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I told him to read off his numbers on his ticket and I checked again with the list I had.
The offerings can be read off the screen or printed out and faxed to the sales person.
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In a nutshell: You know the drill: Artfully edited collections of old clips, wan gags read off TelePrompTers, shameless plugs for the current schedule and standing ovations for really old people.
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I had them put their pencils down and I read off the answers.
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They will stand at attention in their old military uniforms, fire their muted rifles in salute over a flag-draped coffin and read off the names of the deceased.