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turn a place inside out

informal to ​search every ​part of a ​place very ​carefully: I've ​turned the ​house inside out but I still can't ​find my ​keys.
(Definition of turn a place inside out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turn a place inside out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 彻底搜查…
in Chinese (Traditional) 徹底搜查…
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