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go over sth

phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/ us   /ɡoʊ/ verb present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone
  • (EXAMINE)

B2 to examine or look at something in a careful or detailed way: Forensic scientists are going over the victim's flat in a search for clues about the murderer. Remember to go over your essay for grammar and spelling mistakes before you hand it in to me. I've gone over the problem several times, but I can't think of a solution.

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  • (STUDY)

to study or explain something: I always go over my notes just before I go into an exam. Could you go over the main points of your argument again, Professor?

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go over sth

phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/ us   verb going, went, gone
to examine or look at something in a careful or detailed way: I've gone over the problem several times, but I can't think of a solution.
(Definition of go over sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“go over sth” in British English

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