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"take it as read"

Posted by MichaelFR on August 18, 2004

In Reply to: "Take it as read" posted by alphabet on August 18, 2004

: Example:
: So if you would just like to take it as read that he's actually here, then he and I could slip off down to the pub for half an hour.

: What is the meaning of: "take it as read"

: Thanks in advance

Here's what you can find in the Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms online:
- take it as read (British & Australian)
to accept that something is true without making sure that it is