The two men give each other a once-over, in a way that suggests, why not?
You're a good steady driver, and the road's perfectly safe—if you give people the once-over before you pick 'em up.
"And gave you the once-over in the big room," Chan declared.
I always find I can get along better after givin' it a once-over, no matter how well I know it.'
But he came to immediate, and we all stood at attention while he give that bundle the once-over.
Were going to give this valley the once-over with a fine-toothed comb.
Then I'll go down and give my property the once-over, and be up tomorrow to get what I need.
I got just about the once-over from every brute there, and that was all.
I gave Coakley's lay-out the once-over, saw it wouldn't do, and told him what I wanted.
Every motor, machine and conveyor in the place was being given the once-over.
A hasty cursory performance or preparation; a LICK AND A PROMISE: a razor for a hasty once-over (1940s+)