fine-tooth comb

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Synonyms for fine-tooth comb

a comb with teeth set close together

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a method of examining in minute detail

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If desired, a fine-tooth comb can be used to remove dead lice and nits from the hair.
The DOR continues to fine-tooth comb, analyze, cross-check and validate our new growth, by category, as would be expected and rightfully so," Mr.
But historian and writer Abdulla Khalifa Abdulla Al Ghanem still had a few anxious moments, officials went through his nomination papers with a fine-tooth comb - to ensure there were no more errors.
Property owners combing through costs with fine-tooth comb, as effort to go green ramps up [National Real Estate Investor]
PC Garrick Stafford, licensing officer from Thornhill Road police, said: "Working in a team allows us to go over each outlet with a fine-tooth comb.
We got on to Express Gifts Ltd and they agreed to go through all of Sylvia's purchases, payments, returns and warranties with a fine-tooth comb.
Every single call is much appreciated and we are going through them with a fine-tooth comb.
Oh, and this time, whatever you purchase please look them over with a fine-tooth comb and make sure there is some kind of warranty period if things go wrong
A police collision investigation van came and officers with torches went over to one of the police cars and went over it with a fine-tooth comb, checking the windscreen and inside and outside of the vehicle.
The Eurogroup will then go through the other states' budget forecasts with a fine-tooth comb in June and July.
We will be going through the company's accounts with a fine-tooth comb to make sure they have not handed over any money that could have been used for the benefit of the workforce.
Combing wet hair with conditioner and a fine-tooth comb is four times more effective at curing pediculosis than water-based, over-the-counter pediculicide shampoos, Nigel Hill, Ph.
But it has emerged that Newton has set the board a deadline for this Tuesday to allow Higgins' accountants a chance to check over the books with a fine-tooth comb.