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check someone or something off

to mark or cross out the name of a person or thing on a list. I am glad to see that you were able to come. I will check you off. I checked the items off. I checked off the recent arrivals.
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check off something

also check something off
to look at a list of names or items and mark them if correct He checked off their names as the passengers got on the bus.
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check off

Mark as entered, or examined and passed, as in He checked off their names as they arrived. [Early 1800s]
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check off

v.
To put a check mark on or next to some item on a list to indicate that it has been reviewed or completed: Don't forget to check off the task after you have completed it. As I put the groceries in the cart, I checked them off on my list.
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The Governor and I are extremely pleased to see the level of support from citizens across the Commonwealth for the state income tax check off for breast and cervical cancer research," said the First Lady.
It's not a box that lawmakers can check off as 'done' one year and then backtrack on the next without incurring a serious hit to the business climate," said Steve Mullin, Washington Roundtable president.
Applicants check off preferences on where they would like to work or what they have previous skills in.
which allows customers to simply check off their desired delivery option on the Bill of Lading sticker supplied by Roadway Express.
The form to be filed in Los Angeles County would include boxes to check off indicating whether the couple shares expenses, has reciprocal wills and more.
Time-based services can also be ordered using a new quote-free purchase option, which allows customers to simply check off their desired delivery option on the Bill of Lading sticker supplied by Roadway Express.
On the latter play, Canyon crowded the line of scrimmage to limit the running game, only to have Beal check off to a pass play for the score.
Storefront enables the service provider to simply check off which customization steps and interface options to include in each product's editing workflow.
Each time Gore uttered one, holders got to check off the square, hoping for five in a row.