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see over

verb
1.
(intransitive, preposition) to inspect by making a tour of: she said she'd like to see over the house
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • When erect he was just high enough to see over the edge of the bank.

    Out of the Depths

    Robert Ames Bennet
  • He could not see over the rounded brink of the cliff, but he had no need.

    Out of the Depths

    Robert Ames Bennet
  • Gordon managed to get onto a pile of rubble where he could see over the crowd.

    Police Your Planet Lester del Rey
  • Sebastian got a stool for Heidi, for the window-sill was too high for her to see over.

    Heidi Johanna Spyri
  • For this as we see over and over again, art is the true method.

    The Psychology of Nations G.E. Partridge
  • Are your actions what you would like to see over again in your boys and girls?

    Broken Bread Thomas Champness
  • "See—over there on the walkway toward the play area," his wife said.

    Anything You Can Do ... Gordon Randall Garrett

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