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check on

Meaning: to look at someone or something to make sure that nothing is wrong

For example:

  • check on sb/sth Sally checks on her baby every half an hour to make sure she's all right.

  • check on sb/sth Dr Smith visits the hospital every morning to see his patients and check on their progress.

Quick Quiz:

While she was walking around the classroom, the teacher checked on
  1. her students' work
  2. her new emails
  3. her shopping list

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