Read Someone Like a Book

Meaning of Idiom ‘To Read Someone Like a Book’ To (be able to) read someone like a book means to understand someone completely and to be able to discern their thoughts, emotions, character, motives, desires, etc. 1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary … Read more

Read Between the Lines

Meaning of Idiom ‘Read Between the Lines’ To read between the lines is to look for or understand a hidden meaning, information, or an implied message that is not actually stated or obvious from outward appearance. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,3Ammer, Christine. American Heritage … Read more