Meaning of “put sth under the microscope” in the English Dictionary

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"put sth under the microscope" in British English

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put sth under the microscope

to examine or think about a situation very carefully:

The investigation put the company's financial accounts under the microscope

(Definition of “put sth under the microscope” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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