carry out an examination of

To write clearly and concisely, choose a verb such as analyze, examine, review, go over or go through to replace the wordy expression carry out an examination of.

  • Wordy: The forensics team carried out an examination of the evidence found at the crime scene.
  • Concise: The forensics team analyzed the evidence found at the crime scene.
  • Wordy: The doctor carried out an examination of the patient.
  • Concise: The doctor examined the patient.
  • Wordy: The researchers carried out an examination of their colleagues’ findings.
  • Concise: The researchers reviewed (or went over or went through) their colleagues’ findings.

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