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check off

To mark someone or something as present, verified, or completed, as on a list. A noun or pronoun can be used between "check" and "off." Checking things off my to-do list is so satisfying. Please check off each step as you do it. Don't worry, I checked you off when I took attendance.
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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

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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Check that all amenities are checked off. Failure to have every possible amenity can result in your community ranking lower in searches or worse yet, to not come up at all.
When you get five blocks checked off horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, stand up and shout "Bullpucky Bingo."
Finished tasks can be checked off to confirm completion's and then be viewed by the other caregivers.
The medium-size firm did not retain copies if the client had completed the tax organizer and the tax accountant had checked off the item "Agreed to Form 1099" The local firm retained copies of all Form 1099s, based on its experiences with the IRS's CP-2000 program.
Troia, aged 65, one of Italy's 30 most wanted criminals, is the latest in a string of infamous names that in the last year have been checked off the Italian government's long list of mobsters still on the run.
The greater the number of categories checked off by the IGs, the lower the assessed audit quality.