tick all the (right) boxes

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tick all the (right) boxes

To satisfy or fulfill everything that is necessary or desired. Primarily heard in UK. Of course, a prospective employee may tick all the right boxes on paper but might not be suited to the job once they're actually working for you. His newest thriller ticks all the boxes the author's fans will be hoping for.
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TICKING all the right boxes is a venue which lets creativity flow as freely as the booze.
He said: "It's just about ticking all the right boxes and passing all the tests.