check on something


check on something
ˈcheck on sb/sth derived
to make sure that there is nothing wrong with sb/sth

I'll just go and check on the children.

Main entry:checkderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • check someone/something out — 1) establish the truth or inform oneself about someone or something they decided to go and check out a local restaurant 2) check something out enter the price of goods in a supermarket into a cash machine for addition and payment by a customer ■… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • check out — (something) to pay for something you are buying or to let someone record what you are borrowing. To complete your online purchase, check out by clicking on the icon below. Ty checked another three books out of the library this afternoon …   New idioms dictionary

  • check off — (something) to look at a list of names or items and mark them if correct. He checked off their names as the passengers got on the bus …   New idioms dictionary

  • check — check1 [ tʃek ] verb *** ▸ 1 examine someone/something ▸ 2 look/ask again ▸ 3 stop action/event ▸ 4 mark to show agreement ▸ 5 give someone bags/suitcases ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) check or check over transitive to examine something in order to find out… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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