Study the list and do the exercise that follows. Then check your answers below.
CHECK BACK = return to determine if everything is OK
We will check back tomorrow to make sure you are ok.
CHECK BY = go somewhere to see if everything is OK
We need to check by the lawyers office to make sure the papers are ready.
CHECK FOR = try to find
They checked for AIDS and other diseases before they let him into the country.
CHECK IN = enter a hotel
They need to check in before six on Friday.
CHECK INTO = A. enter a hospital B. investigate
A. They checked into the hospital yesterday for today's surgery.
B. We are checking into allegations of fraud aid the police.
CHECK OFF = put a tick next to an item on a list
I had to check off each item as it was delivered to make sure we got it all.
CHECK ON = make sure something is OK
Jill checked on the cake to make sure it wasn't burnt.
CHECK OUT = A. investigate, look at B. leave a hospital or hotel, etc.
A. He checked out the new waitress as she brought us our coffees.
B. We checked out of the hotel before noon as it was policy.
CHECK OVER = closely examine
He checked over the contract to make sure there were no loopholes.
CHECK UP ON = investigate someone or something
My parents were always checking up on me.
CHECK THROUGH = send luggage to a final destination
Your luggage is checked through to Athens.
CHECK WITH = ask for confirmation
He needs to check with his wife to make sure they don't have other plans.
Phrasal Verb CHECK exercise
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