check through

Meaning: to examine something carefully to make sure nothing is wrong, or to look for something

Synonym: examine

For example:

  • check through sth When I arrived, a customs officer checked through all my bags.

  • check through sth I've checked through all my drawers and all my pockets, but I still can't find my keys.

Nouns often used as objects with check through: bags, drawers, pockets, emails, accounts, files, essay, report

Quick Quiz:

The accountant was checking through last month's accounts, looking for

a. mistakes

b. money

c. wages

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Contributor: Matt Errey