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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 /tʃek/ us /tʃek/ verb

to mark names or things on a list as correct or as having been dealt with:

He checked off their names 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 /tʃek/ us 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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(Definition of “check sth off” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)