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check sth out

phrasal verb with check uk   us   /tʃek/ verb
to ​examine something or get more ​information about it, especially in ​order to make sure that it is ​safe, ​correct, or suitable: Many ​firms are still not ​checking out how their ​rivalsoperate. They ​spent two days in Orlando ​checking out a handful of ​potentialsites for ​investment.
(Definition of check sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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