skim through


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Related to skim through: let up, rub off

skim through something

to go through something hastily; to read through something hastily. She skimmed through the catalogs, looking for a nice gift for Gary. I will skim through your manuscript and see whether it looks promising.
See also: skim, through

skim through

v.
To go through some reading material quickly or superficially: I skimmed through the movie listings to see what was playing.
See also: skim, through