flick through (something)

flick through (something)

To casually read through a document, magazine, or book without paying close attention to it. I had just started flicking through a magazine when the receptionist called my name.
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flick through something

to turn quickly through the pages of something. Colleen flicked through the magazine, looking only at the advertisements. I have only had time to flick through the manuscript, but it looks okay.
See also: flick, through
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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