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Make sure your contractor is taking precise measurements, as the insurance company will go through the quote with a fine-tooth comb to find any discrepancies.

We’ve gone over our code with a fine-tooth comb, overhauling the most important parts and ditching outdated bits.

How does it feel when every year your home electric bill in Tennessee is gone over with a fine tooth comb?

Then—still on the way to harbor—a really fine-tooth-comb examination of the ship began.

You could rake all hell with a fine-tooth comb and not find a worse man to try you—if you killed Adam Forbes.

The only way to close the books on this matter fast is to cover the city with a fine-tooth comb.

Dip an old tooth-brush lightly into the ink, and, holding it over the cardboard, rub the bristles gently across a fine tooth comb.

Sometimes it is more easy to find them on a fine-tooth comb passed through the hair.


On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fine-tooth-comb, such as: comb, rummage, scour, scrounge, beat, and explore.

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