read a passage from

read a passage from
read a small part of -, read a portion of -

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  • passage — 01. The [passage] from elementary school to high school is an important time in a child s life. 02. The King escaped from the castle through a secret [passage] leading to the river, where a boat was waiting. 03. Rohinton Mistry will be reading a… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • read — I. verb (read; reading) Etymology: Middle English reden to advise, interpret, read, from Old English rǣdan; akin to Old High German rātan to advise, Sanskrit rādhnoti he achieves, prepares Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. (1) to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • passage — noun 1 narrow way through ADJECTIVE ▪ long, short ▪ narrow, small ▪ winding ▪ connecting, side …   Collocations dictionary

  • passage — pas|sage W2S3 [ˈpæsıdʒ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a building)¦ 2¦(from a book etc)¦ 3¦(movement)¦ 4¦(of a law)¦ 5¦(journey)¦ 6¦(inside somebody s body)¦ 7¦(way through)¦ 8 the passage of time ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • passage — pas|sage [ pæsıdʒ ] noun *** ▸ 1 long narrow walled area ▸ 2 short section of something ▸ 3 way through a place ▸ 4 movement over place ▸ 5 process of making law ▸ 6 tube in body ▸ 7 (ticket for) sea trip ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a long narrow area …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • passage */*/*/ — UK [ˈpæsɪdʒ] / US noun Word forms passage : singular passage plural passages 1) [countable] a long narrow area with walls on each side that leads from one room or place to another There was a small office leading off a passage between the kitchen …   English dictionary

  • passage*/*/ — [ˈpæsɪdʒ] noun 1) [C] a long narrow area with walls on each side that leads from one room or place to another He left his bike in the passage between the kitchen and the back door.[/ex] 2) [C] a short section of a book, article, poem, or piece of …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • read — read1 [rēd] vt. read [red] reading [rēd′iŋ] [ME reden, to explain, hence to read < OE rædan, to counsel, interpret; akin to Ger raten, to counsel, advise < IE * rē dh, *rə dh < base * ar , *(a)rē , to join, fit > ART3, ARM1, L reri,… …   English World dictionary

  • read — (rēd) v. read (rĕd), read·ing, reads v. tr. 1. To examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed characters, words, or sentences). 2. To utter or render aloud (written or printed material): »read poems to the students …   Word Histories

  • Passage planning — or voyage planning is a procedure to develop a complete description of a vessel s voyage from start to finish. The plan includes leaving the dock and harbor area, the en route portion of a voyage, approaching the destination, and mooring.… …   Wikipedia

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