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skim over the written details #1 (permalink) Wed Dec 15, 2010 20:24 pm   skim over the written details
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #880 "In a Meeting: Phrasal Verbs", question 8

Chairman: You can also skim ......... the written details on the following pages.

(a) on
(b) aside
(c) over
(d) into

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #880 "In a Meeting: Phrasal Verbs", answer 8

Chairman: You can also skim over the written details on the following pages.

Correct answer: (c) over

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Chairman: You can also skim into the written details on the following pages.
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skim over the written details #2 (permalink) Wed Dec 15, 2010 22:33 pm   skim over the written details
 

To examine something superficially, without going into details/dwelling too much on.
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