take it as read

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take it as read

To plainly accept something as true, fact, or general knowledge without first verifying or investigating it. It's a shame that a lot of people take it as read that video games are no more than idle entertainment.
See also: read, take

take it as read

  (British & Australian)
to accept that something is true without making sure that it is (often + that ) We just took it as read that we were invited.
See also: read, take