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comb

2 verb
     
Related topics: Hair and Beauty
comb2 [transitive]
1DCB to make hair look tidy using a comb:
Melanie ran upstairs to comb her hair.
2 to search a place thoroughly
comb something for somebody/something
Police are still combing the woods for the missing boy.

comb something ↔ out

phrasal verb
DCBDHP to use a comb to make untidy hair look smooth and tidy:
She sat combing out her hair in front of the kitchen mirror.

comb through something

phrasal verb
to 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.

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