Check the container for cracks or leaks.
She gave me the minutes of the meeting to read and check.
Check the oil and water before setting off.
Check your work before handing it in.
The government is determined to check the growth of public spending.
to check your anger/laughter/tears
She wanted to tell him the whole truth but she checked herself—it wasn't the right moment.
Do you want to check your coats?
Check the box next to the right answer.
Please check in at least an hour before departure.
We've checked in at the hotel.
We checked in our luggage and went through to the departure lounge.
He checked into a top London clinic yesterday for an operation on his knee.
Check the names off as the guests arrive.
I'll just go and check on the children.
The local police found her story didn't check out.
Guests should check out of their rooms by noon.
The police are checking out his alibi.
We'll have to check him out before we employ him.
Check out the prices at our new store!
Hey, check out that car!
The book has been checked out in your name.
Check over your work for mistakes.
My parents are always checking up on me.
I need to check up on a few things before I can decide.
Could you give the tyres a check?
a health check
The drugs were found in their car during a routine check by police.
a check for spelling mistakes
I'll just have a quick check to see if the letter's arrived yet.
It is vital to keep a check on your speed (= look at it regularly in order to control it) .
The police ran a check on the registration number of the car.
Was any check made on Mr Morris when he applied for the post?
A cold spring will provide a natural check on the number of insects.
‘Do you have your tickets?’ ‘Check.’ ‘Passport?’ ‘Check.’
These are all words for a record of how much you owe for goods or services you have bought or used. 以上各词均指账单、账目。
the gas bill
the company's annual financial statement
a bank statement (= a record of money paid into and out of a bank account)
a credit card statement
Put it on my account please.
The builders sent an invoice for £250.
营造商发出了一张 250 英镑的发票。
a bar tab
Can I put it on my tab?
Can I have the check, please?
These words all mean to look at sth/sb closely to make sure that everything is correct, in good condition, or acceptable. 以上各词均含仔细检查、审查之义。
Check your work before handing it in.
The goods were examined for damage on arrival.
Make sure you inspect the goods before signing for them.
The Tourist Board inspects all recommended hotels at least once a year.
Examine/Inspect your work before handing it in.
The doctor checked/inspected her but could find nothing wrong.
The surveyor examined the walls for signs of damp.
Public health officials were called in to inspect the restaurant.
Go over your work for spelling mistakes before you hand it in.
- 1. The President was given a blank check by Congress to continue the war. 更多牛津
- 2. Check the container for cracks or leaks.
- 3. Do you know your check-in time?
- 4. Cross-check your answers with a calculator.
- 5. I'll double-check the figures.
1. a written order directing a bank to pay money;
2. an appraisal of the state of affairs;
- "they made an assay of the contents"
- "a check on its dependability under stress"
- synonym： assay
3. the bill in a restaurant;
4. the state of inactivity following an interruption;
5. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct;
6. the act of inspecting or verifying;
7. a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.;
8. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
9. a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
- synonym： chip
10. a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard);
- "she wore a skirt with checks"
11. the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess;
12. obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
13. (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
1. examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition;
2. make an examination or investigation;
- "check into the rumor"
- "check the time of the class"
3. be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;
4. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits;
5. stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution;
- "She checked for an instant and missed a step"
6. put a check mark on or next to;
7. slow the growth or development of;
8. be verified or confirmed; pass inspection;
- "These stories don't check!"
- synonym： check out
9. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics;
10. block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
11. train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control;
12. consign for shipment on a vehicle;
- "check your luggage before boarding"
13. hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping;
- "Check your coat at the door"
14. abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey, of falcons
15. stop in a chase especially when scent is lost;
- "The dog checked"
16. mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
17. decline to initiate betting
18. hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of;
19. place into check;
- "He checked my kings"
20. write out a check on a bank account
21. find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort;
22. verify by consulting a source or authority;
- "check the spelling of this word"
- "check your facts"
23. arrest the motion (of something) abruptly;
- "He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
24. make cracks or chinks in;
- "The heat checked the paint"
- synonym： chink
25. become fractured; break or crack on the surface only;
- 2. 降速