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Phrasal Verbs

mark off (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb mark off (1)

Meaning

If you mark off items on a list, you mark each one after you've dealt with it.

Synonym

check off (American), tick off (British)

For example

  • mark off sth Check the guest list and mark off each person's name when they arrive.

  • mark sth off Bingo players each have a card with numbers on it and if one of their numbers is called out, they mark it off.

Quick Quiz

When I go shopping I take my shopping list, and when I've got something I need, I mark it off

a. the shop

b. the shelf

c. the list
a) the shop b) the shelf c) the list

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