go over (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb go over (1).

Meaning: to look carefully at something like a report, essay, document, etc. to check for mistakes or to make improvements

Synonym: check, scrutinize (formal)

For example:

  • go over sth After you finish the exam, go over your answers if you have any time left over.

  • go over sth Before sending them off, go over the invoices and make sure everything's correct.

Nouns often used as objects with go over (1): report, essay, article, answers, accounts, figures, details

Quick Quiz:

I have to go over this report to

a. make it secure

b. check for errors

c. save on paper

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Contributor: Matt Errey