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    to get a read

    What is the meaning of: "to get a read on" in this sentence? Thanks.


    "It's one thing to get a read on Netanyahu. It's another to get a reading on Obama and where his team stands on upgrading the talks to direct negotiations".

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    Re: to get a read

    Quote Originally Posted by motico View Post
    What is the meaning of: "to get a read on" in this sentence? Thanks.



    "It's one thing to get a read on Netanyahu. It's another to get a reading on Obama and where his team stands on upgrading the talks to direct negotiations".
    To understand one's position on an issue or to understand the underlying reason(s) for one's position on a statement.

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    Re: to get a read

    Thank you very much! Would you be so kind to check my thread:

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/ask-teacher/130463-please-check-sentences-below.html

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