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Spanish translation of “tick”

tick

noun /tik/
a mark ( ) used to show that something is correct, has been noted etc If the answer is ’yes’, put a tick in the box. tick (someone) off ( give (someone) a ticking off) to scold someone The teacher gave me a ticking-off for being late. tick (someone) off (American ) (slang) to make someone angry He really ticked me off It ticks me off when you speak like that. tick over to run quietly and smoothly at a gentle pace
(autom) marchar al ralentí; ir tirando; funcionar a ritmo lento
The car’s engine is ticking over.
ticked off adjective (American ) (slang) angry. I’m still ticked about the way the company treated me.
(Definition of tick from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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