review for

review for (something)

1. To study, examine, or look over (materials, notes, documents, etc.) for some purpose or event. I'd like some time to review for the board meeting, as I haven't been in the loop for the last three weeks. Becca is upstairs reviewing for her final exam tomorrow.
2. To study, examine, or look over materials, notes, documents, etc., for some purpose or event. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "review" and "for." We should review the verdicts in these past cases for the trial next week. He reviewed his notes for the presentation later that day.
3. To write or give a critical report on someone or something for some purpose or outlet. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "review" and "for." I got a job reviewing films for the local newspaper. Lots of students have reviewed the professor for a website that publishes students' opinions of their courses and teachers.
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review for something

to study material again for something, such as an examination. I need some time to review for the examination. Have you had enough time to review for your speech?
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In addition, the state must have mandatory peer review for the state board of accountancy to have access.
If the Tax Court amended its rules to express the changed character of the Tax Court judge's review of special trial judge reports, that change would, of course, be subject to appellate review for consistency with the relevant Federal statutes and due process.
Evidence of the evolving value of peer reviews is seen in the fact that when peer review was first adopted, very few, if any, state boards of accountancy mandated peer review for licensure.
The AICPA program is not mandatory and there are no plans to require review for tax practitioners.
Member approval of mandatory peer review for membership in the AICPA was a significant step along the path of enhanced quality and improved performance.
are the ultimate readers of the books which I review for adult readers
The endeavor was a huge success, so much so that, in 1989, the Private Companies Practice Section, in response to continuing comments from members, approached the Tax Division with the idea of a voluntary tax practice review for firms that had indicated an interest.
These data are passed to the next level of review for appropriate action.
5076 to the Business and Professions Code, requiring a triennial peer review for firms providing attest services, but that does not take effect until Jan.
For a discussion of the benefits of using the Guidelines for Voluntary Tax Practice Review for self-assessment, see the item "Using VTPR for Self-assessment," in the March 1992 Tax Practice Management column, at 190.
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