go over/through (something) with a fine-tooth comb

idiom

: to examine something very closely
The police are going over the evidence with a fine-tooth comb.

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go over/through (something) with a fine-tooth comb

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“Go over/through (something) with a fine-tooth comb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20over%2Fthrough%20%28something%29%20with%20a%20fine-tooth%20comb. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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