check over


check over
verb
examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
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check the brakes

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Check out the engine

Syn:
Derivationally related forms: ↑checkout (for: ↑check out), ↑check (for: ↑check), ↑checker (for: ↑check)
Hypernyms: ↑analyze, ↑analyse, ↑study, ↑examine, ↑canvass, ↑canvas
Hyponyms: ↑watch, ↑observe, ↑follow, ↑watch over, ↑keep an eye on
Verb Group: ↑check, ↑check off, ↑mark, ↑mark off, ↑tick off, ↑tick
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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They won't check over the story

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check over [phrasal verb]
check (something or someone) over or check over (something or someone) : to look at (something or someone) in a careful way to find problems, mistakes, etc.

checking the new cars over

The doctors checked him over for bruises.

Be sure to check over each item on the list for any mistakes.

She checked herself over [=she looked at herself carefully] in the mirror before going to the party.

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Main Entry:check

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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