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check, please

1. A literal request for the check at a restaurant so that one can pay and leave. We have to leave soon if we're going to make this train—check, please!
2. By extension, a humorous phrase said when one is acting as if they want to leave a particular place or situation. Often used immediately after something outrageous has been said. A: "And that's how you can tell the Earth is flat." B: "Yikes. Check, please."
See also: please

Check, please,

 and Could I have the bill?; Could I have the check?
Could you give me the check or the bill for this food or drink? When they both had finished their dessert and coffee, Tom said, "Check, please." Bill: That meal was really good. Waiter! Could I have the check, please. Waiter: Right away, sir.
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Or, to make a donation by check please make it out to NDTA Foundation and mail it to NDTA, 50 S.
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"Check Please," by Jonathan Rand, and "It's Not You, It's Me," by Don Zolidis, feature wacky and fun characters, from a hot-headed kleptomaniac to an undercover Canadian Mountie.
"Check please, waiter..." or is that "Tray Conveyance Strategist"?...
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His friend, Marcus Terrell Parker, 27, was arrested after another burglary, police said.They are still searching for a third suspect, who is seen in the video in the passenger seat of the car flashing $100 bills to the cameraThe video, which runs more than seven minutes long and has over 3,000 views, showed the men bragging about their illegal earnings, exclaiming: "We got a safe" and "Can someone say check please?"The man in the driver's seat makes sure the traffic light is still red and proceeds to proudly reveal his bag of cash to the camera while the other two men cheerThe burglars stole a safe from a home with jewellery valued at more than $500,000.
Reality check please. George Clooney is an internationally famous Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actor, writer, producer and heart-throb.
If check please put "For Mama" or "For Karen" in the memo line.
Event keynote speakers for 2013 are Leslie Sbrocco, (TV Host, Author, KQED "Check Please" and Thirsty Girl TV), Marcia Gagliardi (Author, Writer, Tablehopper.com, KGO-ABC Radio), Art Pollard (Award Winning Master Chocolatier, Amano Artisan Chocolate), and Stephen Durfee (Author, CEPC, Culinary Institute of America, "World Chocolate Masters," TLC, Coupe de Monde de la Patisserie).
Can we have the check please, I ask after polishing off possibly the largest piece of non-dairy chocolate cake in the world.
Me: "Savannah Approach, Cherokee Two One Seven Zero Victor.Com check please? It's awful quiet."
For a free home fire safety check please 0800 169 1234 or for more guidance on fire safety in the home visit www.nwales-fireservice.org.uk
But can we have a reality check please - this is the Premier League.
(6) (One) Check Please The last thing you want to deal with is multiple bills for many services around temporary housing.