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look over sth

verb uk phrasal verb with look   /lʊk/ us  
C2 to quickly examine something: I had a few minutes before the meeting to look over what he'd written. Would you quickly look over these figures for me and see if there are any obvious mistakes?
Translations of “look over sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (快速)查看,檢查…
in Russian быстро просматривать что-либо…
in Turkish hızlıca incelemek, gözden geçirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (快速)查看,检查…
in Polish przejrzeć coś…
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