Going-over



[goh-ing-oh-ver] /ˈgoʊ ɪŋˈoʊ vər/

noun, plural goings-over
[goh-ingz-oh-ver] /ˈgoʊ ɪŋzˈoʊ vər/ (Show IPA)
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 going-over when they found him.
noun (informal) (pl) goings-over
1.
a check, examination, or investigation
2.
a castigation or thrashing

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