Phrasal Verbs

check on

This page is about the phrasal verb check on


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

a. her students' work

b. her new emails

c. her shopping list

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