Examples of thorough in a Sentence
- … one realized that it was the restaurant's thorough and even comic Frenchness that had made it so entirely New York. —Adam Gopnik, New Yorker, 22 Mar. 2004
- Bruce tells me to squat down and Koani sidles up, ears flattened, tail tucked away, and gives my face a thorough licking. —Nicholas Evans, Daily Telegraph, 26 Sept. 1998
- The job was uncharacteristically thorough for a Russian contract killing—three different types of bullets riddled Mikho's body. —New Republic, 15 Dec. 1997
- … as I look into their black faces, their hope is so thorough and consuming it frightens me. —Bob Shacochis, Harper's, February 1995
a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations
The investigator will have to be thorough.
Recent Examples of thorough from the Web
Regardless, The Staircase leaves you with an understanding not of how righteous justice is, but how evasive for so many, and how the best investigative work is thorough and slow—like the documentary itself.
At Houston Methodist, new hires can expect a very thorough orientation process, which maps culture, values and history as well as ongoing professional development for various skills, Fernandez said.
Mr Park reckons the current investigation will be more thorough.
Oakland officials said that system, called Accela, was more thorough and would prevent inspection lapses because properties were inputted based on county parcel information.
The more thorough background check process, which Hatchett said is expected to cost an additional $850 per candidate, will include social media and news media searches.
It's been a methodical, thorough expansion process throughout.
Both said the town had not done a thorough search for a person to take over the post that Denise McNair had held for eight years.
Unlike other babysitting services, Wyndy's sitters are all full-time college students at top-tier universities who undergo a thorough application process and must pass a background check before gaining access to the app, according to the company.
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THOROUGH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thorough for English Language Learners
: including every possible part or detail
: careful about doing something in an accurate and exact way
: complete or absolute
THOROUGH Defined for Kids
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