Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
look over (something)
look over something
1) review something
How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
look over the document/agreement/contract
To ‘look over’ something can mean to review it or to glance over it without reading it in detail. It can also mean to give something a quick inspection. “The mechanic gave the car a quick look over before I bought it.” You could use this phrasal verb both in social or professional contexts.
Social Examples (Advance)
My wife and I havelooked over the terms of the loan agreement, and we're not happy with it. I've requested a meeting with my bank manager to discuss the matter.
Professional Examples (Basic)
I'll need to look the contract over before signing it. I don't want to be caught out by anything in the small print.
Look this over for me will you? I could really do with your input on my product designs.
I asked Rachel to look over my sales pitch before I delivered it to the investors. She always gives me insightful feedback.
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