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pass in review

To move or march by (some figure of importance or authority) in order to be inspected. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pass" and "in." The boss always makes us pass in review to make sure our uniforms are in order before starting our shift. It's a little bit degrading, to be honest. The soldiers passed the supreme leader in review during the military parade.
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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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pass in review

[for marchers] to move past an important person for a visual examination. All the soldiers passed in review on the Fourth of July. As they passed in review, each of them saluted the officers on the reviewing stand.
See also: pass, review

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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On the premises of the reviewing firm (an off-site review).
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The exhibit on page 41 tracks our procedures for preparing a tax return in about 25 steps, including obtaining preliminary client information, setting up a file, getting answers, preparing and reviewing a return, doing a final check, making corrections as needed and sending the return to the client.
100, Interim Financial Information (SAS 100), issued in 2002, establishes the standards for reviewing interim, or quarterly, financial statements of public companies (SEC registrants).
The objective of recovering erroneously paid sales and use tax can be achieved by reviewing a company's self-assessment of use tax and the analysis of the sales and use tax remitted to the company's suppliers on purchases that qualify for various sales and use tax exemptions.
Other areas in which the librarian provides assistance include suggesting alternatives for finding references, focusing discussions among team members, reviewing search results, and providing regular updates.