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Check out   Listen
verb
check out  v. t.  
1.
To inspect or examine. (Colloq.)
2.
To make a record of having borrowed (something) for temporary use; as, to check out a book at the library; to check out equipment from a depository.
3.
To bring (items to be purchased) to a checkout counter (as at a supermarket or other retail store) where the prices may be totaled and the bill may be paid.






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"Check out" Quotes from Famous Books



... advance that pattern two days," he said furiously. Then, as the new pattern emerged, "I should have known it. It looks like we're being set up for a solar flare. Right when we're getting rolling. It might be a while, though. Plenty of time to check out a few gee swings. But best you rehearse your slipstick jockeys in ...
— Where I Wasn't Going • Walt Richmond

... the evening train home in order to pry that check out of the elder, but old Doc. Hoover was a pretty quick stepper himself and he'd blown the whole two hundred as soon as he got it, buying winter coal ...
— Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son • George Horace Lorimer

... of the sky to be sure no other aircraft were in the vicinity. There was no control tower with which to check out. Now! He made himself relax a little and pushed the throttle to ...
— The Scarlet Lake Mystery • Harold Leland Goodwin

... the letter to Ruth. She, having all the confidence in the world, ripped off an end and drew out the contents—a letter and a check. What the editor had to say none of the three cared just then. Spurlock snatched the check out of Ruth's hands and ...
— The Ragged Edge • Harold MacGrath

... the hotel—one with a private bath in connection with it—was given to the stranger from Kansas. The next morning the clerk was approached by the guest when the latter was ready to check out. ...
— Toaster's Handbook - Jokes, Stories, and Quotations • Peggy Edmund & Harold W. Williams, compilers

... seemed to him little short of ludicrous that Judy should buy a new dress because she was going to be married to him; but in the presence of a custom so firmly entrenched behind the traditions of respectability, he knew that protest would be useless. Judy would check out her unromantic person in wedding finery because finery was ...
— The Miller Of Old Church • Ellen Glasgow



Words linked to "Check out" :   checkout, feel out, check into, analyse, mark off, examine, pursue, mark, run down, correspond, sound out, tally, gibe, check in, analyze, agree, draw off, watch, cheque, observe, take out, keep an eye on, fit, match, report, query, check off, look into, withdraw



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