Go Over With a Fine-Tooth Comb

Rate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)
To examine something with great attention, to search something thoroughly

Etymology:

  • A fine-tooth comb is one in which teeth are very closely spaced. It helps finding tiny lice out of hair easily. Similarly, if you are searching or looking an area or thing with fine-tooth comb, you are examining it with great care, and you will not leave anything does not matter how tiny it is.
3 Views

Police went over the house with a fine toothcomb, but was unable to collect any evidence.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Translation

Find a translation for the Go Over With a Fine-Tooth Comb phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similar to Go Over With a Fine-Tooth Comb

How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

Discuss this Go Over With a Fine-Tooth Comb phrase with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this Go Over With a Fine-Tooth Comb definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Go Over With a Fine-Tooth Comb." Phrases.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 8 Apr. 2020. <https://www.phrases.com/phrase/go-over-with-a-fine-tooth-comb_44720>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.