English version

comb through something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcomb through something phrasal verbFIND OUTto search through a lot of objects or information in order to find a specific thing or piece of information We spent weeks combing through huge piles of old documents. comb→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
comb through She barely noticed it at all as she stood for a few seconds in front of the mirror and pulled the comb through her hair.We combed through her work separating weak words from strong ones, turning over her content for meaning.They have combed through Himes' correspondence, his autobiographies and old letters.Stroke the Luminescent Mousse quickly through your hair and comb through, making sure that it is well distributed at the roots.In response, the staff combed through the 10-year budget for savings.No one expected him to comb through the budget he already had, to find savings.Slowly he began to stroke the comb through the silken strands.After applying, comb through to ensure even distribution and leave for a minimum of three minutes.
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Verb table
comb
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycomb
he, she, itcombs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycombed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave combed
he, she, ithas combed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad combed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill comb
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have combed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam combing
he, she, itis combing
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you, we, theyare combing
Past
I, he, she, itwas combing
you, we, theywere combing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been combing
he, she, ithas been combing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been combing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be combing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been combing
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