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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 ​youressay for ​grammar and ​spellingmistakes 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 ​mainpoints of ​yourargument again, Professor?

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go over sth

phrasal verb with go uk   us   /ɡəʊ/ 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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