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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