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''?
The first-line treatment often used is wet-combing with a fine-toothed comb.
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.
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.
Why don't they just go through the town with a fine-toothed comb and turn every empty shop or office building into student accommodation and have done because that's what's slowly happening and soon we won't be able to shift for them, plus they'd need more coffee shops.
You can go through the performance with a fine-toothed comb and try to address where it went wrong but, at the end of the day, we just came up a little bit short.