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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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?
See also: review
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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