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air (one's) pores
To be naked. It feels good to air my pores and take a nice hot bath after a long day at work.
To examine, study, or read with intense, careful attention. She spent hours poring over the text, searching for a clue that might help solve the case. I had to pore over the contract to find who is liable in such a situation.
air one's pores
Sl. to undress oneself; to become naked. Me and Wilbur, that's my brother, both fell in the creek and had to air our pores a while so our pants could dry out.
pore over something
to look over something carefully. She pored over the reports, looking for errors. I need to take a few hours to pore over these contracts and see if they are ready to be signed.
To read or study something carefully and thoroughly: The engineers pored over their calculations looking for errors.
air one’s pores
tv. to undress oneself; to become naked. I’m fixing to air my pores and take a shower.