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give (one) a once-over
1. To inspect or examine one quickly. Make sure you give everyone a once-over before they come into the club. We don't want anyone bringing in anything dangerous. Let me give you a once-over to make sure your outfit looks all right.
2. To look at one in a way that conveys interest, especially of a sexual nature. That cute guy is definitely giving you a once-over—you should go talk to him!
See also: give
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