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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theylook over
he/she/itlooks over
present participlelooking over
past tenselooked over
past participlelooked over
  1. 1
    to visit a place in order to examine it
    An American inspection team had looked over sites in January.
  2. 2
    to examine something, usually quickly
    He’d been looking over the leaflets he’d picked up earlier.
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