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It's from the 20th episode of the 3rd season of The Office. Here's the context:

Creed: When I went over Wednesday, for the spot-check, I got a call from Debbie Brown, saying she has an emergency dentist appointment. Dwight: Emergency dentist appointment. Creed: Now I’m told she told her manager she had the flu. I’m a trusting guy, but uh, I just wish Debbie Brown had been there. We would have caught this.

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    I think it means "when I went over on Wednesday". It is spoken English, small words sometimes get omitted.
    – AdrianHHH
    Dec 21, 2020 at 16:55
  • @AdrianHHH I had a different idea, of "go over" meaning "review" but I think you're interpretation is correct. Dec 21, 2020 at 17:02
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    @JackO'Flaherty Thanks, I wrote a comment to your answer but did not press "Add" quickly enough. I agreed with your response for the normal usage of those words but I thought this case was different.
    – AdrianHHH
    Dec 21, 2020 at 17:06

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I believe it means "when I went over on Wednesday" or "when I visited [some place] on Wednesday". It is spoken English, small words sometimes get omitted.

A "spot-check" normally means visiting some place to do a quick inspection. This supports the idea that "on" was omitted from the opening phrase.

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  • If this is the American version of the television programme then I think the omission of on may be dialectal.
    – mdewey
    Dec 21, 2020 at 17:35

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