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make a check (out) to (one)
To address a written order for a specific amount of money to be paid to one from someone's account in a bank. When paying your bill, please make your check out to National Energy Corporation Ltd. You can make the check to my wife—she handles our finances.
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make a check (out) (to someone or something)
Fig. to write a check to someone or a group. Please make the check out to Bill Franklin. Make out a check to me. Please make a check out to the bank. Make a check to the phone company.
make a check over to someone or something
to endorse the back of a check, making it payable to someone or a group. Please make the check over to Bill Franklin. Would you make the check over to my bank?
make a check to someone or something
to write a check to someone. (See also make a check out (to someone or something).) The check should be for fifty dollars. Please make it to me. Make the check to Jim. She made the check to the bank, and sent it off in the mail.
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