a thorough examination or investigation.
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How to use check-over in a sentence
Dan, Chips and Brad, who were to help Mr. Holloway with the cooking that night, remained behind to check over supplies.Dan Carter and the River Camp | Mildred A. Wirt
He shoved the check over to the banker and was out of the room before anybody could say anything.The Boy Grew Older | Heywood Broun
His twenty-four to windward held an absolute check over the supposed thirty-four unengaged, of the enemy.The Life of Nelson, Vol. II. (of 2) | A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
One man turned up in Bootstrap with radiation burns, but he had not offered himself for check over at the hospital.Space Platform | Murray Leinster
The shift brought out by the busses was going through the check-over process in the incoming screen room.Space Platform | Murray Leinster
Other Idioms and Phrases with check-over
see check on.
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