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    Post see or read the newspaper?

    Dear teachers,

    - Could I see the newspaper when you finish with it?

    Do we say 'read the newspaper' or 'see the newspaper'?

    Thank you!

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    Re: see or read the newspaper?

    ]My personal answer. I would use 'see' or 'have a look at'. or just 'have', rather than 'read'.

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    Re: see or read the newspaper?

    Quote Originally Posted by Heidi View Post
    Dear teachers,

    - Could I see the newspaper when you finish with it?

    Do we say 'read the newspaper' or 'see the newspaper'?

    Thank you!
    My personal opinion:

    - Could I have a look at that paper when you've finished reading it?
    - Can I have your paper when you've finished with it?
    - Please may I read that paper after you?

    My great-grandmother's rather marvellous East End of London version would have been:

    - 'Ere, can I have a butchers at that rag when you're done? Cheers, love.

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