read about (someone or something)

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read about (someone or something)

To glean information about someone or something by reading something. I'm reading about Abraham Lincoln, at the moment. I remember reading about a that in a magazine a few years ago.
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read about someone or something

to read information concerning someone or something. Did you read about John in the newspaper? I read about bonds, and learned a lot about finance.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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