tick off something

tick off something
tick off (something) to name a list of things.

She ticked off six reasons for saying no.

She had lots of objections, and she ticked them off one after another.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • tick off — (something) to name a list of things. She ticked off six reasons for saying no. She had lots of objections, and she ticked them off one after another …   New idioms dictionary

  • tick off — verb put a check mark on or near or next to Please check each name on the list tick off the items mark off the units • Syn: ↑check, ↑check off, ↑mark, ↑mark off, ↑tick …   Useful english dictionary

  • tick off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you tick off items on a list, you write a tick or other mark next to them, in order to show that they have been dealt with. [mainly BRIT] [V P n (not pron)] He ticked off my name on a piece of paper... [V n P] Tick it off in… …   English dictionary

  • tick off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms tick off : present tense I/you/we/they tick off he/she/it ticks off present participle ticking off past tense ticked off past participle ticked off 1) a) British to put the symbol ✓ next to something on a list …   English dictionary

  • tick off — v. indicate that something has been done or completed by putting a check mark or a tick next to it (e.g.: I made a list of the things you have to do, please tick off each one when you complete it ); (Slang) irritate a person; make a person angry; …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tick — tick1 [tik] n. [ME tek, prob. < Gmc echoic base > Du tikk, MHG zicken, to tick] 1. a light touch; pat 2. a light clicking or tapping sound, as that made by the escapement of a watch or clock 3. a mark (✓, /, etc.) made to check off items;… …   English World dictionary

  • tick something off — ˌtick sb/sth ˈoff derived (BrE) (NAmE ˌcheck sb/sth ˈoff) to put a mark (✓) beside a name or an item on a list to show that sth has been dealt with • I ve ticked off the names of all those present …   Useful english dictionary

  • tick — tick1 [tık] n [Sense: 1,3 5; Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Origin unknown.] [Sense: 2; Origin: Old English ticia] 1.) BrE a mark written next to an answer, something on a list etc, to show that it is correct or has been dealt with American Equivalent …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Tick (comics) — The Tick redirects here. For other uses, see Tick (disambiguation). The Tick The Tick: Comic Con Extravaganza #1 Publication information …   Wikipedia

  • tick — tick1 [ tık ] verb * 1. ) intransitive if a clock or watch ticks, it makes a quiet sound every second 2. ) transitive BRITISH to CHECK something that is correct or something that has been dealt with: Tick the sentence that best describes your… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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