check through something


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.

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  • 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

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  • check — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. control, test, verify, tally, count; restrain, repress, halt, stop, arrest, impede, interrupt, curb; stunt. n. draft, money order; interruption, rebuff; setback, reverse, stop, restraint;… …   English dictionary for students