read (one) like an open book(redirected from reading someone like an open book)
read (one) like an open book
To easily analyze and thoroughly understand one, especially one's emotions, motivations, etc. I can read you like an open book, and I can tell that something's wrong, so please tell me what it is. I tried to hide how sad I felt while I was in front of my parents, but they read me like an open book.
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