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once-over

American English: /ˈwəns ˌoʊvər/
British English: /ˈwʌnsəʊvə/

noun

  • to give something/somebody a or the once-over [colloquial]we gave the house a quick once-over
    le dimos una pasada por encima a la casa [colloquial]
    he gave her a quick once-over out of the corner of his eye
    le echó un vistazo de reojo
    Example sentences
    • I gave him a once-over as he looked at me oddly because of my strange comment.
    • She gave him a once-over and nodded in approval.
    • Sparhawk took the plans and gave them a once-over.
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