examine in order to learn whether sth is correct
stop, control, or hold back
an examination to make certain that sth is correct or in good condition
(a means of) the prevention of movement or development
"he paid all his bills by check"
"they made an assay of the contents"
"a check on its dependability under stress"
"he asked the waiter for the check"
"the negotiations were in arrest"
"held them in check"
"during the halt he got some lunch"
"the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"
"he spent the entire stop in his seat"
"fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
"they made a check of their equipment"
"the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
"as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"
"she wore a skirt with checks"
"his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"
"check the brakes"
"Check out the engine"
"check into the rumor"
"check the time of the class"
"He verified that the valves were closed"
"See that the curtains are closed"
"control the quality of the product"
"moderate your alcohol intake"
"hold your tongue"
"hold your temper"
"control your anger"
"She checked for an instant and missed a step"
"Please check each name on the list"
"tick off the items"
"mark off the units"
"The brain damage will retard the child's language development"
"These stories don't check!"
"The two stories don't agree in many details"
"The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"
"The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
"Parents must discipline their children"
"Is this dog trained?"
"check your luggage before boarding"
"Check your coat at the door"
"The dog checked"
"Arrest the downward trend"
"Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"
"Contain the rebel movement"
"Turn back the tide of communism"
"He checked my kings"
"I want to see whether she speaks French"
"See whether it works"
"find out if he speaks Russian"
"Check whether the train leaves on time"
"check the spelling of this word"
"check your facts"
"He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve"
"The heat checked the paint"
"The glass cracked when it was heated"
Thy bastard shall be king, That thou mayst be a queen and check the world.
出自：King John , Shakespeare
'No audience..is going to trust a man whose wife takes a leap.' 'Check.'
出自： N. Mailer
He checked the drawing against actual conditions.
Check your exercises against the key after finishing them.
If you want to stay at a hotel, you have to check in.
How many delegates have checked in at the convention?
大会已有多少代表报到? check sth ⇔ in
You can check your suitcases in at the desk.
你可以把手提箱交给服务台看管。 check sth ⇔ in
I'm just going to check in these books at the library.
The students put the books on the library desk, and the librarian checked them in.
The coach checked in the football uniforms at end of the school year.
Records were checked in and verified.
已作了记录并加以核对。 check in
He checked in only this morning.
在他们登上飞机时,他登记上了他们的姓名。 check sb/sth ⇔ off
The teacher checked off each pupil as he got on the bus.
A polite young lady came round checking off the guests one by one.
They checked off all the items in the inventory one by one.
The list has yet to be checked off.
这张表还得核对。 check sth ⇔ off
After considering all five possibilities, we checked off the second one.
考虑了所有的五种可能以后,我们把第二种可能排除掉了。 check sth ⇔ off
Jim's dues were checked off every week.
吉姆的工会会费每星期从工资中扣除。 check off
He checked off at 5 p.m.
We have to check on him before we consider his application.
Will you check on the time the train leaves?
Grandfather went to have the doctor check on his health.
He often comes here to check on my progress.
他常常来这里看看我的进步情况。 check on wh-clause
We're checking on how their food was.
How can you check on whether it will rain that day?
他的叙述查实了吗? check sth ⇔ out
The accountant checked out the bills and found them OK.
They checked out all the goods in the store.
We'd better check the whole place out in case it's been bugged.
When all the instruments had been checked out, the pilot signaled that he was ready for take-off.
所有仪表都检查过之后,驾驶员发出起飞准备就绪的信号。 check out
He checked out from the hotel early in the morning.
We loaded the car while father checked out at the desk.
He checked out last night, and left no forwarding address.
他昨晚离开,而没有留下通讯地址。 check sth ⇔ out
I'm just going to check this book out of the library.
She checked out 300 yuan from the bank yesterday to buy a TV set.
The airline has checked their luggage out.
航空公司给他们办了行李托运。 check out
Look at the other list and see if the names check out.
What he said about the incident checked out with the facts.
他关于这件事情的叙述跟事实相符。 check out
The trainee checked out all right on his first flight.
Those trainees checked out all right in the final exam.
那些学员这次期终测验考得不错。 check out
She could not have checked out at ten minutes to nine.
When Moore checked out, Pearson was appointed his successor.
穆尔离职后,皮尔逊被委为继任人。 check sb/sth ⇔ out
We checked them out this morning.
今天早上我们使他们离开这里。 check sth ⇔ out
Gilbert is employed to check out groceries in a supermarket, and his sister Ellen to check out cleaned suits in a dry cleaning shop.
The engineers will check over the plane before it leaves.
Please check through the laundry and then put it away.
Please check through this list of reference books which we are going to order.
Has the account been checked through?
We will check up as soon as possible and let you know the result.
我们将尽快进行调查,并把结果通知你。 check sb/sth ⇔ up
She asked the doctor to check her up.
We're going to check up his record.
You must check the facts up before you write your report.
Will you please check up these data to see if they are correct?
The Prime Minister had not conquered inflation but he had held it in check.
We've kept the disease in check for a year now.
The epidemic was held in check by widespread vaccination.
The reprint checks up with the original.