ˌcheck sth ˈover


ˌcheck sth ˈover
phrasal verb
to look at something in order to make certain that it is good or correct
Check over your writing for spelling mistakes.[/ex]

Dictionary for writing and speaking English. 2014.

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  • check — 1 /tSek/ verb 1 FIND OUT (I, T) to do something in order to find out whether something that you think is correct, true, or safe really is correct, true, or safe: Are all the windows shut? I ll just go and check. | check sth: I ll check my… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • check*/*/*/ — [tʃek] verb I 1) [I/T] to examine something in order to get information, or to find out whether it is good or correct Always check your spelling.[/ex] You should have your sight checked regularly.[/ex] The doctor checked for a pulse.[/ex] Check… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • check — check1 W2S1 [tʃek] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(find out)¦ 2¦(ask somebody)¦ 3¦(not do something)¦ 4¦(stop something)¦ 5¦(bags/cases etc)¦ 6¦(make a mark)¦ 7 Check Phrasal verbs  check in  check something<=>off …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • check over something — ˌcheck ˈover/ˈthroughsth derived to examine sth carefully to make sure that it is correct or acceptable • Check over your work for mistakes. • We checked through the photographs to make sure there were none missing. Main entry: ↑checkderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • check through something — ˌcheck ˈover/ˈthroughsth derived to examine sth carefully to make sure that it is correct or acceptable • Check over your work for mistakes. • We checked through the photographs to make sure there were none missing. Main entry: ↑checkderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • look something over — INSPECT, examine, scan, cast an eye over, take stock of, vet, view, look through, peruse, run through, read through; informal take a dekko at, give something a/the once over; N. Amer. check out; N. Amer. informal eyeball. → look * * * ˌlook… …   Useful english dictionary

  • read something over — ˌread sthˈover/ˈthrough derived to read sth carefully from beginning to end to look for mistakes or check details Main entry: ↑readderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • give over — verb Etymology: Middle English given over, from given to give + over transitive verb 1. : to bring to an end : put a stop to : cease, quit …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring sth about phrasal — verb (T) to make something happen: Computers have brought about many changes in the workplace. bring sb/sth around/round phrasal verb (T) 1 bring the conversation around/round to to deliberately and gradually introduce a new subject into a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • once-over — n give sth the/a once over a) to look at someone or something quickly to check what they are like b) to clean or tidy something quickly …   Dictionary of contemporary English