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English definition of “flick sth on/off”

flick sth on/off

phrasal verb with flick     /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?Electricity and electronics
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