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  • go over with a fine-tooth comb — go over (something) with a fine tooth comb to examine every part of something very carefully. My accountant is going over my tax return with a fine tooth comb. Usage notes: also used in the form fine toothed comb …   New idioms dictionary

  • go over with a fine-tooth comb — go over with a fine tooth(ed) comb To examine or search thoroughly • • • Main Entry: ↑comb …   Useful english dictionary

  • go over with a fine-tooth comb — See: FINE TOOTH COMB …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go over with a fine-tooth comb — See: FINE TOOTH COMB …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • with a fine-tooth comb — phrase very carefully, so that you notice or find everything The police went over the house with a fine tooth comb. Thesaurus: in a careful and cautious waysynonym Main entry: fine tooth comb …   Useful english dictionary

  • with a fine-tooth comb — very carefully, so that you notice or find everything The police went over the house with a fine tooth comb …   English dictionary

  • go over with a fine-toothed comb — go over with a fine tooth(ed) comb To examine or search thoroughly • • • Main Entry: ↑comb …   Useful english dictionary

  • go over/through with a fine-tooth comb — see ↑fine tooth comb • • • Main Entry: ↑comb go over/through (something) with a fine tooth comb : to examine something very closely The police are going over the evidence with a fine tooth comb. • • • Main Entry: ↑fine tooth com …   Useful english dictionary

  • go over/through something with a fine-tooth comb — go over/through (something) with a fine tooth comb : to examine something very closely The police are going over the evidence with a fine tooth comb. • • • Main Entry: ↑fine tooth comb …   Useful english dictionary

  • go over something with a fine-tooth comb — go over/through sth with a fine tooth/fine toothed comb idiom to examine or search sth very carefully • The police have gone over the house with a fine tooth comb. Main entry: ↑fine tooth combidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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