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tick all the (right) boxes

To satisfy or fulfill everything that is necessary or desired. Primarily heard in UK. Of course, a prospective employee may tick all the right boxes on paper but might not be suited to the job once they're actually working for you. His newest thriller ticks all the boxes the author's fans will be hoping for.
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If you love old school glamour, this ticked all the boxes.
It ticked all the boxes for both people in my house.
I had the privilege of seeing some excellent cows, but Alsnow ticked all the boxes for me; it's a herd for the future.
STUDENTS who have ticked all the boxes by not taking a day off school for up to eight years have been rewarded at a special celebration.
GRANTCHESTER has ticked all the boxes for a period crime drama but the first series ends tonight with its darkest episode yet.
Capita's UNIT-e ticked all the boxes and we are confident that the more seamless service students will receive when they apply for courses from their tablets will help to boost student applications via these channels.
DESPITE the lack of activity from some of the past leading buyers, such as Sheikh Mohammed and Benjamin Leon, it was fiercely competitive at the top end of the market for those horses who ticked all the boxes.
He said: "I've had a few opportunities to come back in but this one ticked all the boxes and I can't wait to get started.
Despite being the least-suited retailer to the area, the branch ticked all the boxes on our mystery shopper's checklist.
mBlox's network reaches out to our customers worldwide and their DirectPlus MT SMS product set ticked all the boxes for us," Jackson added.
Malik really ticked all the boxes for us," Forrester said.
Kelvin Mobbs ran the store, which ticked all the boxes on our shopper's list.
He said: "I find it bizarre that a campaign which has been in existence for two and a half years and ticked all the boxes has been usurped by a campaign which was set up in July.
Its Smart Chip Manager software ticked all the boxes we needed it to, from instantly issuing EMV cards to providing an integrated risk management environment.