give the once over


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Verb1.give the once over - look at with a critical eye; "When the movie star entered, all the women gave him the once over"
look - perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!"