The word ‘check’ can mean many different things. As a verb, the meaning is to examine and to select an option.
- I’ve got 45 exam papers to check tonight. (examine)
- Please check the box if you want vegetarian food. (select an option)
Check is a regular verb. The past tense and past participle is checked.
phrasal verbs with check
Phrasal verbs with ‘check’ include:
- Check in (register)
- Check off (tick)
- Check out (investigate)
- Check over (examine)
- Check up on (inspect)
Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘check’ in more detail and see some examples in use.