fine-toothed comb


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Synonyms for fine-toothed comb

a comb with teeth set close together

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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''?
This is best done using a small, fine-toothed comb to systematically examine all areas of the scalp and hair at least twice over.
1 Brush your hair then backcomb the roots with a fine-toothed comb to add texture (it also helps to hold any pins in place).
The first-line treatment often used is wet-combing with a fine-toothed comb. The hair is wet combed with a fine tooth detector comb for about half an hour, until all the lice are removed.
A non-chemical treatment is to comb wet hair with a fine-toothed comb to remove the nits and lice.
"But quite rightly they want to pick that plan apart with a fine-toothed comb and ensured that it fits the right criteria.
The deal is also dragging out due to the fine-toothed comb that lawyers are taking to it.
A second investigator, who did not know the results of the first inspection, applied conditioner to wet the hair and combed from roots to ends with a fine-toothed comb. The conditioner was wiped on white paper and the objects trapped examined with a magnifying glass.
He denied he was trying to "circumvent" the FOI Act and added the decision to go to war had already been examined "with a fine-toothed comb" in several inquiries.
He said the decision to go to war had already been examined "with a fine-toothed comb" in several inquiries.
"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.
Dr Bakhshi says simply using a fine-toothed comb is much better and cheaper than buying special anti-nit preparations.