I have a research review in progress. Until then...
I read an email the other day in which the writer said he was "pouring over the image." Unless the image is liquid-proof, this could be problematic...
Pour refers to what happens to liquids when you tip their containers. If you're focusing a lot of attention on something, you're poring over it.
I pored over every detail of Dumbledore's conversations with Harry to figure out what was coming next.
It was pouring out when I left work.
I don't want to spend hours pouring over tax guidelines, trying to figure out what deductions I can take.
I pored the oil into the saucepan before adding the garlic.
7 years ago