fine-toothed comb


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  • noun

Synonyms for fine-toothed comb

a comb with teeth set close together

Related Words

a method of examining in minute detail

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Will you -- we will be watching with a fine-toothed comb -- plan to end this ''visit suppression''?
I go through transactions with a fine-toothed comb now.
The parties also agreed to establish a third-party organization to go through political funds reports with a fine-toothed comb.
Byline: Kevin Pullein runs a fine-toothed comb through today's football prices
The Transportation Ministry already has created a special commission made up of public- and private-sector officials, who will go over each proposal with a fine-toothed comb.
I intend to examine every district that comes in front of me with a fine-toothed comb,'' Yousefian said.
Dr Bakhshi says simply using a fine-toothed comb is much better and cheaper than buying special anti-nit preparations.
We consider this report further proof that eliminating government waste can be done without a fine-toothed comb," said CAGW President Tom Schatz.
Not only are Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz models inspected with a fine-toothed comb by factory-trained technicians, but they also come with industry-leading coverage that allows buyers to drive off the lot free of concern.
Ch Insp Kerry Blakeman said: "We will be going through the property with a fine-toothed comb - if there are any clues, even the tiniest fragment, which may shed light on what's happened to Shauna I'm confident we'll find it.
They took the opportunity to go through the facility with a fine-toothed comb," said Mr.
Lice and their eggs can be seen through close examination of the hair, possibly helped with the use of a fine-toothed comb.
While the others decided they would rather spend another hour or two relaxing in the sauna, Moore was running a fine-toothed comb over the Sandown straight.
We went over the car with a fine-toothed comb,'' he said.
If we're looking at this with a fine-toothed comb, it's because $11,000 more for an item represents a fair amount more than what we had planned on spending, guess you could say that when it comes to things like change orders, the selectmen are the last resort and the buck stops here," Mr.