once-over

[ wuhns-oh-ver ]SEE DEFINITION OF once-over

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Were going to give this valley the once-over with a fine-toothed comb.

Every motor, machine and conveyor in the place was being given the once-over.

"And gave you the once-over in the big room," Chan declared.

But he came to immediate, and we all stood at attention while he give that bundle the once-over.

How about it, Jeff—want to go along and give the big town the once-over or not?

I got just about the once-over from every brute there, and that was all.

I always find I can get along better after givin' it a once-over, no matter how well I know it.'

Then I'll go down and give my property the once-over, and be up tomorrow to get what I need.

An' one mornin' when I'd downed three or four, I noticed you kind of givin' me the once-over.

I gave Coakley's lay-out the once-over, saw it wouldn't do, and told him what I wanted.

WORD ORIGIN

"inspection," 1913, from once + over.

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