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It means to infer something that is not catagorically stated in either a statment, piece of writing, speech etc. basically, to see what is being said without actually being stated.


If you read the lines, then you are looking at the obvious. To read between the lines is to see the not so obvious or to see what is suggested.
To find a deeper or not-so-obvious meaning within something, to consider what could be implied by something that may seem to be innocuous or not have any apparent meaning.
If you read the lines, then you are looking at the obvious. To read between the lines is to see the not so obvious or to see what is suggested. Unless.... Someone holds up 3 fingers and says to read between the lines. That is just a derrogative slang.
The phrase "read between the lines" means to be able to find the 'hidden meanings' in either text or speech. So if someone is talking to you, and they're in a bad mood but are trying to hide it, then you find out that they're in a bad mood without them telling you, then that's an example of "reading between the lines". 
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What is reading the lines?

You probably mean "reading between the lines." This means looking for non-literal meaning.    For example, if you asked someone to dinner and she said, "Thanks, but I h

What is an example of ''reading between the lines''?

If you asked someone a question, expecting a certain answer, but they seem reluctant to give you any answer, you might be said to be "reading between the lines" to determine t

What is reading between the lines?

  It means trying to understand the deeper meaning of literature rather thatn just the written words.
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How do you read a upright scale the ones in the doctors office the lines in between what are they height and weight?

The best way to do it is to devide by 12. Say for example, you measure a patient and you read 65 on the scale...devide it by 12 and you will get 5.416666667...just roung the n