check something out

tv. to examine something; to think about something.
It’s something we all have to be concerned with. Check it out. CD Check out this Billy Biggles album.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • check something out — (informal) 1 the police checked out dozens of leads: INVESTIGATE, look into, enquire into, probe, research, examine, go over; assess, weigh up, analyse …   Useful english dictionary

  • check sth out — UK US check sth out Phrasal Verb with check({{}}/tʃek/ verb ► to examine something or get more information about it, especially in order to make sure that it is safe, correct, or suitable: »Many firms are still not checking out how their rivals… …   Financial and business terms

  • check someone/something out — 1) establish the truth or inform oneself about someone or something they decided to go and check out a local restaurant 2) check something out enter the price of goods in a supermarket into a cash machine for addition and payment by a customer ■… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Check It Out (song) — For the John Mellencamp song, see The Lonesome Jubilee. Check It Out Single by will.i.am and Nicki Minaj Rele …   Wikipedia

  • make someone/something out — 1) manage with some difficulty to see or hear something in the dim light it was difficult to make out the illustration ■ understand the character or motivation of someone I can t make her out she s so inconsistent 2) [with infinitive or clause]… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sound someone/something out — INVESTIGATE, test, check, examine, probe, research, look into; canvass, survey, poll, question, interview, sample; informal pump. → sound …   Useful english dictionary

  • check — 1 /tSek/ verb 1 FIND OUT (I, T) to do something in order to find out whether something that you think is correct, true, or safe really is correct, true, or safe: Are all the windows shut? I ll just go and check. | check sth: I ll check my… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • check — A commercial demand deposit instrument signed by the maker and payable on the presentation to the bank on which it is drawn. American Banker Glossary A bill of exchange representing a draft on a bank from deposited funds that pays a certain sum… …   Financial and business terms

  • check out something — check out (someone/something) to discover the facts about someone or something. Not one of the places I checked out seemed right for the wedding. We checked out his story, and his boss says he really was at work that day. Usage notes: often used… …   New idioms dictionary

  • check out someone — check out (someone/something) to discover the facts about someone or something. Not one of the places I checked out seemed right for the wedding. We checked out his story, and his boss says he really was at work that day. Usage notes: often used… …   New idioms dictionary

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