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once-over, the

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once-over, the

noun phrase

A look or glance of inspection; scrutiny; the DOUBLE-O: The first thing we went to buy after giving all the pavilions the once-over was tomatoes (1915+)

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give someone or something the once-over

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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