thorough-going

  • 1 thorough-going — a. 1. Very thorough, complete, radical. 2. Extreme, thorough paced …

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  • 2 thorough-going — see thoroughgoing …

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  • 3 going-over — /goh ing oh veuhr/, n., pl. goings over /goh ingz oh veuhr/. 1. a review, examination, or investigation: The accounts were given a thorough going over. 2. a severe, thorough scolding. 3. a sound thrashing; beating: The hoodlums gave him a good… …

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  • 4 going over — 1. n. an examination. □ After a thorough going over, the doctor pronounced me alive. □ I gave your car a good going over, and I fixed a lot of little things. 2. n. a beating. □ Sam gave the guy a terrible going over …

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  • 5 going over — noun a) An inspection, examination, review, or investigation. Make sure to give the refurbished products a real going over before they are sold. b) An overhaul. After the bankruptcy, our accoun …

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  • 6 going-over — n [singular] informal 1.) a thorough examination of something to make sure it is all right →↑once over ▪ The media gave his personal life a pretty firm going over. 2.) give sth a going over to improve the condition of something, for example by… …

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  • 7 going-over — ► NOUN informal 1) a thorough cleaning or inspection. 2) a beating …

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  • 8 going-over — [gō′iŋō′vər] n. Informal ☆ 1. an inspection or examination, esp. a thorough one ☆ 2. a severe scolding or beating …

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  • 9 thorough — [OE] Thorough is ultimately the same word as through. Both go back to Old English thurh ‘through’. In its single syllable form it has stuck to its original role as a preposition and adverb, but in the case of thorough this has now virtually died… …

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  • 10 thorough — [OE] Thorough is ultimately the same word as through. Both go back to Old English thurh ‘through’. In its single syllable form it has stuck to its original role as a preposition and adverb, but in the case of thorough this has now virtually died… …

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  • 11 going-over — noun 1 a thorough examination of something to make sure it is all right: The car needs a good going over. 2 give sb a going over especially BrE to hit someone and hurt them …

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  • 12 going-over — noun (plural goings over) Date: 1872 1. a. a severe scolding b. beating 2. a thorough examination or investigation …

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  • 13 Going-over — 1. thorough examination; 2. severe beating or thrashing …

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  • 14 going-over — Australian Slang 1. thorough examination; 2. severe beating or thrashing …

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  • 15 going-over — noun informal 1》 a thorough cleaning or inspection. 2》 an attack or heavy defeat …

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  • 16 going-over — go′ing o′ver n. pl. go•ings o•ver 1) a review, examination, or investigation 2) a severe, thorough scolding 3) a sound thrashing …

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  • 17 going-over — /goʊɪŋ ˈoʊvə / (say gohing ohvuh) noun (plural goings over) Colloquial 1. a thorough examination. 2. a severe beating or thrashing …

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  • 18 going-over — noun 1. a careful and thorough inspection (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑examination, ↑scrutiny 2. a severe scolding • Syn: ↑castigation, ↑earful, ↑bawling out, ↑ …

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  • 20 Dafydd Gam — Dafydd ap Llewelyn ap Hywel (c. 1380 – October 25, 1415), better known as Dafydd Gam or Davy Gam, was a Welsh medieval nobleman, a prominent opponent of Owain Glyndŵr, who died at the Battle of Agincourt fighting for King Henry V, King of England …

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