check over something


check over something
ˌcheck ˈover/ˈthroughsth derived
to examine sth carefully to make sure that it is correct or acceptable

Check over your work for mistakes.

We checked through the photographs to make sure there were none missing.

Main entry:checkderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • check through something — ˌcheck ˈover/ˈthroughsth derived to examine sth carefully to make sure that it is correct or acceptable • Check over your work for mistakes. • We checked through the photographs to make sure there were none missing. Main entry: ↑checkderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • check over — verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition check the brakes Check out the engine • Syn: ↑check, ↑check up on, ↑look into, ↑check out, ↑suss out, ↑go over, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • check — check1 W2S1 [tʃek] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(find out)¦ 2¦(ask somebody)¦ 3¦(not do something)¦ 4¦(stop something)¦ 5¦(bags/cases etc)¦ 6¦(make a mark)¦ 7 Check Phrasal verbs  check in  check something<=>off …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • check — check1 [ tʃek ] verb *** ▸ 1 examine someone/something ▸ 2 look/ask again ▸ 3 stop action/event ▸ 4 mark to show agreement ▸ 5 give someone bags/suitcases ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) check or check over transitive to examine something in order to find out… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • check — 1 /tSek/ verb 1 FIND OUT (I, T) to do something in order to find out whether something that you think is correct, true, or safe really is correct, true, or safe: Are all the windows shut? I ll just go and check. | check sth: I ll check my… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • check — I UK [tʃek] / US verb Word forms check : present tense I/you/we/they check he/she/it checks present participle checking past tense checked past participle checked *** 1) check or check over [transitive] to examine something in order to find out… …   English dictionary

  • check out — verb 1. examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition (Freq. 6) check the brakes Check out the engine • Syn: ↑check, ↑check up on, ↑look into, ↑suss out, ↑check …   Useful english dictionary

  • check into — verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition (Freq. 1) check the brakes Check out the engine • Syn: ↑check, ↑check up on, ↑look into, ↑check out, ↑suss out, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • check up on — verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition check the brakes Check out the engine • Syn: ↑check, ↑look into, ↑check out, ↑suss out, ↑check over, ↑go over, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • check off — verb put a check mark on or near or next to Please check each name on the list tick off the items mark off the units • Syn: ↑check, ↑mark, ↑mark off, ↑tick off, ↑tick …   Useful english dictionary


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