check sth off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"check sth off" in British English

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check sth off

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phrasal verb with check uk   us   /tʃek/ verb
to ​marknames or things on a ​list as ​correct or as having been ​dealt with: He ​checked off ​theirnames on the ​list as they got on the ​bus.
(Definition of check sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"check sth off" in Business English

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check sth off

phrasal verb with check uk   us   /tʃek/ verb
to ​mark a ​name or ​item on a ​list to show that it is ​correct or that it has been dealt with: He ​checked off the ​name of each ​person as they arrived. She ​checked off each ​item of ​inventory as she put it on the ​shelf.
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