give (someone or something) a clean bill of health

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Definition of give (someone or something) a clean bill of health

: to officially say that someone is healthy or that something is working correctly The doctor gave him a clean bill of health. The governor gives the program a clean bill of health.

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give (someone or something) a/the once-over

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“Give (someone or something) a clean bill of health.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28someone%20or%20something%29%20a%20clean%20bill%20of%20health. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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