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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?

    Killer Dolphin

  • Will you check up on Tommy Jarret for me, Hamish?”

    Death of a Scriptwriter

  • ‘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.

    Laurels are Poison

  • Scudder’s his insurance policy — if anything happens to “The Spinner,” Scudder can check up on the people who wanted him dead.

    A Dance at the Slaughterhouse.html

  • 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.

    Street Judge


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