going over

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going over (plural going overs or goings over)

  1. An inspection, examination, review, or investigation.
    Make sure to give the refurbished products a real going over before they are sold.
    After the bankruptcy, our accounts were given a thorough going over.
  2. An overhaul.
  3. A severe, thorough scolding.
  4. A sound thrashing, beating.
    When the mob men finally found him, they gave him a good going over that left him clinging to life.


going over

  1. present participle of go over
    (to examine) The client is going over the new proposal as we speak.
    (to create an impression) The new policies aren't going over well with the staff.