toothcomb


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toothcomb

(ˈtuːθˌkəʊm)
n
a comb with fine teeth
Translations

toothcomb

[ˈtuːθˌkəʊm] n to go through sth with a fine toothcombpassare qc al setaccio
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HMRC sleuths went through Christa's case with a fine toothcomb.
We already begun going through them (the files) and will do so with a fine toothcomb before we swing into action," said a senior officer at the commission.
But the game hadn't even finished before Neville laid into the tactics and Sky Sports' analysts went through the display with a fine toothcomb.
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Go through your bank statement with a fine toothcomb and cancel those payments you don't really need, no matter how little they cost.
Who knows if McInnes' U-turn has given potential investors pause for thought but any would-be buyer will be well advised to go through the books with a fine toothcomb and that takes time.
Forensics officers conducted a toothcomb search of the area, examining the gardens in the hope of finding the weapon.
Invest in regular moisture and hot oil treatments to keep your hair as hydrated as possible, and, depending on the type of curl, regular combing with a wide toothcomb can also make a big difference.
What is happening is that IMF now sifts through the presentations and projections with a fine toothcomb.
A toothcomb review of the bill is imperative to eliminate and amend provisions which are grave violations of Article 19 of the UN Charter, of which Pakistan is a signatory, said the Senator.