Go through something with a fine-tooth comb 仔細檢查,徹底搜查

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今日短語

表達 「go through something with a fine-tooth comb」 或 「go over something with a fine-tooth comb(用細齒梳子仔細梳理某物)」 的意思是 「仔細檢查、查看或徹底搜查某物」。

這個表達來源於治療蝨子時,人們用間隙密集的細齒梳子 「a fine-tooth comb」 刮蝨子的做法。

例句

Lisa’s work is always perfect and without any mistakes. She goes over every assignment with a fine-tooth comb before submitting it.
麗莎的工作總是完美無缺,沒有任何錯誤。她每次交作業前都會仔仔細細地檢查一遍。

Our teacher told us we should go over last week’s chemistry notes with a fine-tooth comb before our next test. I think he was giving us a hint!
我們老師告訴我們,在下次考試前,應該仔細地複習上週化學課的筆記。我覺得他這是在給我們一個提示!

The police officers went through the crime scene with a fine-tooth comb looking for evidence.
警察徹底搜查了犯罪現場,尋找證據。