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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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"He ticks all the boxes - honest, hardworking, good on the game and has the respect of the players."
Bright, filling and mildly spicy, this dish definitely ticks all the boxes for a perfect summer lunch or dinner.
A I've got the perfect answer - Italy ticks all the boxes. And Citalia has a nine-night holiday to Venice, Florence and Rome for PS915.
RED Merlot says plummy, dark fruit and for PS6 Tesco's Limestone Coast Merlot ticks all the boxes.
This flooring ticks all the boxes for me as it looks great, but is also practical.
Take Off ticks all the boxes for a mobile flight simulator - including some you didn't know existed.
FORMER Blues star Darren Carter believes Robert Tesche's return to the club 'ticks all the boxes'.
"He ticks all the boxes, he plays football and I think Wrexham needs that identity.
This ticks all the boxes, and it's so good even the meat-eaters round the table will be eyeing it up (so maybe make extra).
FOR those seeking a stylish home, this modern penthouse apartment ticks all the boxes.
His return will keep the excitement levels bubbling away after the signing of 23-year-old Cooke, who "ticks all the boxes" - according to Fab Flournoy's number two Dave Forrester.
This scrumptious salad ticks all the boxes when it comes to satisfaction.
Time for a Teaparty The Cosatto Noodle Teaparty highchair is practical but fun and funky and ticks all the boxes. It is easy to clean and can be moved into three different positions.
The top, shown here, ticks all the boxes - it's stylishly loose (and flattering into the bargain), floral (a major trend this year) and just right for warmer weather.