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"check sth out" in British English

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check sth out

phrasal verb with check uk   us   /tʃek/ verb

check sth out (EXAMINE)

C1 informal to ​examine something or get more ​information about it in ​order to be ​certain that it is ​true, ​safe, or ​suitable: We'll need to ​check out his ​story.

check sth out (GO TO SEE)

C1 informal to go to a ​place in ​order to ​see what it is like: I'm going to ​check out that new ​club.

check sth out (BORROW)

mainly US to ​borrowbooks from a ​library
(Definition of check sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"check sth out" in Business English

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check sth out

phrasal verb with check uk   us   /tʃek/ verb
to ​examine something or get more ​information about it, especially in ​order to make sure that it is ​safe, ​correct, or suitable: Many ​firms are still not ​checking out how their ​rivalsoperate. They ​spent two days in Orlando ​checking out a handful of ​potentialsites for ​investment.
(Definition of check sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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