Meaning of “flick sth on/off” in the English Dictionary

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"flick sth on/off" in British English

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flick sth on/off

phrasal verb with flick uk /flɪk/ us /flɪk/ verb [ I + adv/prep, T ]

to move a switch in order to make electrical equipment start/stop working:

Could you flick the light switch on for me, please?

(Definition of “flick sth on/off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)