thorough-going

thorough-going
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  • thorough-going — a. 1. Very thorough, complete, radical. 2. Extreme, thorough paced …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • thorough-going — see thoroughgoing …   English dictionary

  • going-over — /goh ing oh veuhr/, n., pl. goings over /goh ingz oh veuhr/. 1. a review, examination, or investigation: The accounts were given a thorough going over. 2. a severe, thorough scolding. 3. a sound thrashing; beating: The hoodlums gave him a good… …   Universalium

  • going over — 1. n. an examination. □ After a thorough going over, the doctor pronounced me alive. □ I gave your car a good going over, and I fixed a lot of little things. 2. n. a beating. □ Sam gave the guy a terrible going over …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • going over — noun a) An inspection, examination, review, or investigation. Make sure to give the refurbished products a real going over before they are sold. b) An overhaul. After the bankruptcy, our accoun …   Wiktionary

  • going-over — n [singular] informal 1.) a thorough examination of something to make sure it is all right →↑once over ▪ The media gave his personal life a pretty firm going over. 2.) give sth a going over to improve the condition of something, for example by… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • going-over — ► NOUN informal 1) a thorough cleaning or inspection. 2) a beating …   English terms dictionary

  • going-over — [gō′iŋō′vər] n. Informal ☆ 1. an inspection or examination, esp. a thorough one ☆ 2. a severe scolding or beating …   English World dictionary

  • thorough — [OE] Thorough is ultimately the same word as through. Both go back to Old English thurh ‘through’. In its single syllable form it has stuck to its original role as a preposition and adverb, but in the case of thorough this has now virtually died… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • thorough — [OE] Thorough is ultimately the same word as through. Both go back to Old English thurh ‘through’. In its single syllable form it has stuck to its original role as a preposition and adverb, but in the case of thorough this has now virtually died… …   Word origins

  • going-over — noun 1 a thorough examination of something to make sure it is all right: The car needs a good going over. 2 give sb a going over especially BrE to hit someone and hurt them …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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