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- v. examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
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“Another of the Conducis swells, or is it somebody to check up on how we behave with the Royals?
Will you check up on Tommy Jarret for me, Hamish?”
‘And I’m sending a round robin to all Wardens and Sub-Wardens to check up on their students at night, as far as is possible,’ she added.
Scudder’s his insurance policy — if anything happens to “The Spinner,” Scudder can check up on the people who wanted him dead.
It had seemed the most likely explanation, particularly since she couldn't find any way to check up on her attempts to erase that identity from the Xirrus's computer.
I also wanted to check up on the family, so we headed for Henry Ford Hospital.