read over

read something over

to read something. When you have a chance, read this over. Also, read over this report.
See also: read

read over

v.
To read something thoroughly and carefully: The lawyer read over the contract before signing it. The teacher read each essay over and marked all mistakes with a red pen.
See also: read
References in classic literature ?
Hatfield; who, before the other's arrival at Horton, had now and then paid him a visit; on which occasions he would always insist upon having the cottage-door kept open, to admit the fresh air for his own convenience, without considering how it might injure the sufferer; and having opened his prayer-book and hastily read over a part of the Service for the Sick, would hurry away again: if he did not stay to administer some harsh rebuke to the afflicted wife, or to make some thoughtless, not to say heartless, observation, rather calculated to increase than diminish the troubles of the suffering pair.
Prince, I will just read over an article I have here.