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Daemon
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going-over

(noun) A severe scolding.

Synonyms: castigation, bawling out, chewing out, dressing down, upbraiding, earful

Usage: When he was caught chewing gum in class, he knew he would have to endure a going-over from the teacher.
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Going-over- analysing
Going-over - an Issue. Last night I could not sleep & I was going-over again n again whether it was my fault or not ?
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dying : they went over together
TheParser
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Politicians and the media have been giving Donald Trump quite a going over because of his suggestion on how to get a handle on the terrorist situation.
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TheParser wrote:
Politicians and the media have been giving Donald Trump quite a going over because of his suggestion on how to get a handle on the terrorist situation.

Good example!
thar
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Scolding?Liar

This is a going over!



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From a video game, if you are wondering.
Alisson Souza
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thar wrote:
Scolding?Liar

This is a going over!



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From a video game, if you are wondering.

this example is literally a severe beating.
Alisson Souza
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Going over, it's just been a title of a song since 1997. "...when my future becomes my past..."
thar
Posted: Saturday, December 19, 2015 7:09:31 PM

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Alisson Souza wrote:



this example is literally a severe beating.


Precisely

Cambridge dictionary (British meanings)

Quote:
going-over
noun [S]
› an ​activity such as ​cleaning that is done ​carefully and ​completely:
This carpet's ​filthy! It ​needs a really good going-over.
Detectives have given the ​apartment a ​thorough going-over (= ​examined it ​carefully).


› UK informal an ​occasion when someone is ​hit ​repeatedly:
They said I'd get a ​real going-over if I didn't ​pay them by ​tomorrow.
John Jones 4
Posted: Saturday, December 19, 2015 7:22:07 PM
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thar wrote:
Alisson Souza wrote:



this example is literally a severe beating.


Precisely

Cambridge dictionary (British meanings)

Quote:
going-over
noun [S]
› an ​activity such as ​cleaning that is done ​carefully and ​completely:
This carpet's ​filthy! It ​needs a really good going-over.
Detectives have given the ​apartment a ​thorough going-over (= ​examined it ​carefully).


› UK informal an ​occasion when someone is ​hit ​repeatedly:
They said I'd get a ​real going-over if I didn't ​pay them by ​tomorrow.



I haven't paid. Where are they?
devinelearner
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That is horrible
Irma Crespo
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Noun 1. going-over - a careful and thorough inspection
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
2. going-over - a severe scoldinggoing-over - a severe scolding
bawling out, castigation, chewing out, dressing down, upbraiding, earful
rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval - an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face".
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