pour over a book/ pore over a book


UK English
Does one 'pour' over a book, or 'pore' over a book?

'Are they still pouring over the notes I gave them?' Is this correct?

thank you.
  • GreenWhiteBlue

    Senior Member
    USA - English
    No, it looks correct. "Pouring over the notes", on the other hand, looks really wrong, and it looks that way because it is really wrong -- unless you are speaking of emptying a pitcher of water on your notebook!
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