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see over

(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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  • In this way she gained the top of the heap, and could see over the hoarding into the yard.

    One of Life's Slaves Jonas Lauritz Idemil Lie
  • Mrs. Lorrimer asked Susy if she would like to see over the house.

  • I wish we could see over the tops of that next line of trees.

    Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone G. Harvey Ralphson
  • It was probably on the other, but she was standing too near the cars to see over.

    A Voice in the Wilderness Grace Livingston Hill
  • Some people get the same pleasure out of house-hunting; they see an empty house and go and get the key in order to see over it.

  • When erect he was just high enough to see over the edge of the bank.

    Out of the Depths Robert Ames Bennet
  • Sainton, by reason of his height, could see over the heads of the crowd.

    The Great Mogul Louis Tracy

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