going-over going-over

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a careful and thorough inspection
  2. (n) a severe scolding

Usage(s):

  • In a Humm-Wadsworth going-over, a 45-minute test, a man has to answer 318 questions such as: "Do you like to go on blind dates? Do you like to pass along a good story?.

News

  • Elaborating tradition

    THEATER The idea of traditional dance as somehow frozen in time or resistant to modernity is a canard that received a thorough going-over at last weekend's Performing Diaspora Symposium, which kicks off the Performing Diaspora series at CounterPULSE.
    on August 14, 2013     Source: San Francisco Bay Guardian

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cursory cursory
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