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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A careful and thorough inspection; A severe scolding.

Usage examples (38)
  • Noun, : The accounts were given a thorough going-over. ,The hoodlums gave him a good going-over when they found him
  • "Swordfish" got an especially good going-over ahem.
  • Who else needs a good reggae going-over, would you say?
  • WELL, I got a good going-over in the morning from old Miss for more
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