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English definition of “check sth out”

check sth out

phrasal verb with check     /tʃek/ verb
INFORMATION 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 .Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating valueProving and disproving
GO TO SEE informal to go to a place in order to see what it is like: Let's check out that new dance club .Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
BOOKS mainly US to borrow books from a library Borrowing, lending and debt
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