On credit (as opposed to being paid for immediately and in full). They presented themselves as a family of wealth, with many expensive luxury goods, but nearly everything was bought on tick, and in truth they were drowning in debt. You can of course purchase these on tick—we have a number of competitive payment plans available.
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on tickon credit. informal
Tick is an abbreviation of ticket , a note recording money or goods received on credit.
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