check, please

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.
See also: please
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If you cannot submit a credit card payment and need to mail a check, please contact Editor Jeremy Nedelka atjnedelka@epgmediallc.
FOR a free home fire safety check, please call 0800 169 1234 or e-mail cfs@nwales-fireService.
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Earlier this week she was panicking about the weather, moaning on Twitter: "It says there are going to be winds of 275mph in gloucestershire this Sat on Met Check, please tell me they're lying.
If you're paying by check, please send your check, made payable to CH1P[R], to 377 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10013.
To register for a free home fire safety check, please call 0800 1691234 or visit www.
To arrange a home fire safety check, please ring 0800 389 5525.
Mr Hepple added: "If you live in the area and receive a visit from our staff offering you a free home safety check, please, please take up the offer.
For further information on deafness and hearing loss and Britain's Biggest Sound Check, please contact RNID's information line by telephone: 0808 808 0123, textphone: 0808 808 9000 or visit www.
If the name or address is different from what appears on the check, please provide the correct mailing information on a separate sheet of paper along with the check.
To pay by check, please mail your payment along with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and course name to:
If you believe you sent a contribution during this time (particularly during our membership drive), but have not received a receipt or canceled check, please let us know by phoning 202-626-8813.