check in

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check definition


  1. n.
    a dose of a drug in a capsule or folded in a paper. (Drugs.) : How much you want for a check?
  2. interj.
    okay; yes; yes, it is on the list. BILL: Four quarts of oil. TOM: Check. :
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Idioms & Phrases

check in

  1. Record one's arrival at a hotel, conference, or other function, as in I asked the hotel if we could check in early. [Early 1900s] Also see check into, def. 2.

  2. Die, as in With the plane rapidly losing fuel, the pilot was sure he'd check in. [Slang; early 1900s] Also see check out.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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