This page is about the slang term once-over.
Meaning: a quick inspection or search
- Before paying for the car, I had a mechanic give it a quick once-over to make sure it was in good condition.
- The army recruits were given the once-over by a doctor. He checked their heart, lungs, eyesight, hearing, reflexes and their private parts.
Before buying a dog, you should give it a once-over to
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Contributor: Matt Errey