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read (one's) thoughts

To know or infer what one is thinking. You read my thoughts—that's exactly where I want to go to dinner! I'm sorry, but I can't read your thoughts. You need to tell me these things.
See also: read, thought
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ˌread somebody’s ˈmind/ˈthoughts

(informal) understand what somebody is thinking, feeling, planning, etc: I can’t read your mind! If you don’t tell me what’s worrying you, I can’t help you.
See also: mind, read, thought
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References in classic literature ?
"Ahem!" here replied Toby, just as if he had been reading my thoughts, and looking like a very old sheep in a revery.
Finally, this is my last blog of the season and I hope you have enjoyed reading my thoughts every Friday.
But, while many people obviously enjoyed reading my thoughts on becoming a father, I'm sure there would be much less appetite to learn about every screaming fit and nappy change in the months ahead.
"I don't think reading my thoughts once more will cause me psychological problems.