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Thread: Comb the area?

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    Cool Comb the area?

    Hello amigos!

    The police combed the whole area for the bank robbers.

    What does it mean? I had never seen this verb to be used in this sense



    • Join Date: Sep 2009
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    Re: Comb the area?

    In this context in means thoroughly search.

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