read between the lines read between the lines


  • (v) read what is implied but not expressed on the surface


  1. And it opened my eyes to be aware of everything going on around me, to read between the lines of things that I'm told.
  2. KVH: In the Soviet Union, what was in Pravda, people read between the lines.
  3. Easily read between the lines, or even in them, was an effort to project a presidentially august image of above-the-battle statesmanship.


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