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Grammatical Mistake in Your Definition

I was checking your online Oxford Learner's Dictionary for the meaning of the following idiom(

give somebody/something a/the once-over (informal)
to look at somebody/something quickly to see what they or it are like.

to clean something quickly
"She gave the room a quick once-over before the guests arrived."

The definition says "to look at....they or it are like". I was thinking, should not the verb after the pronoun "it" be "is", instead of "are".


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