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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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A I've got the perfect answer - Italy ticks all the boxes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you ask someone what they expect in a big striker, who is 6ft 3in, quick down the sides of people and not a bad finisher, which helps, then he ticks all the boxes.
The setlist ticks all the boxes - Presence Of The Lord, Tell The Truth, and Dear Mr Fantasy all included - but it's on After Midnight, JJ Cale's Cocaine and a radical revision of Hendrix hallmark Voodoo Chile that the duo really catch light, fat Hammond organ mixed with fiery guitar.
For me, it ticks all the boxes," said Romag chief executive Lyn Miles.
He is a technically gifted player who ticks all the boxes.