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pasar revista a
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
2. (to comment on)
a. to review
Si me lo permiten, me gustaría hacer un inciso para pasar revista a todo lo que se ha dicho hasta ahora.If I may, I'd like to make an aside to review everything that has been said so far.
3. (to examine)
a. to go over
Vamos a pasar revista a todo lo que necesitamos para la cena. - Podríamos hacer una lista.Let's go over everything we need for dinner. - We could make a list.
b. to study
El jubilado estaba sentado en un banco pasando revista a la gente que paseaba por el parque.The pensioner was sitting on a bench, studying the people who were strolling in the park.
c. to give the once-over
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
¿Te diste cuenta de que esa señora está pasando revista a todos los que entran en el restaurante?Did you notice that woman is giving the once-over to everyone coming into the restaurant?
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