in check
phrasal under restraint or control <
trying to keep his emotions in check
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in check — index controlled (restrained) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • in check — {adv. phr.} In a position where movement or action is not allowed or stopped; under control; kept quiet or back. * /The boy was too small to keep the big dog in check, and the dog broke away from his leash./ * /The soldiers tried to keep the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in check — {adv. phr.} In a position where movement or action is not allowed or stopped; under control; kept quiet or back. * /The boy was too small to keep the big dog in check, and the dog broke away from his leash./ * /The soldiers tried to keep the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Check-in/Check-out — Check in/Check out,   Verfahren zur kontrollierten Bearbeitung von Dokumenten in einem Dokumenten Management System (Engineering Data Management). Zur Bearbeitung durch einen Benutzer wird das betreffende Dokument für alle anderen Anwender… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • check in/check into sth — UK US check in/check into sth Phrasal Verb with check({{}}/tʃek/ verb ► TRANSPORT to go to a desk at an airport, port, etc., or a hotel and say that you have arrived: »Passengers are requested to check in two hours before the flight. »Please… …   Financial and business terms

  • Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check — Infobox Single Name = Woo Hah Got You All in Check Artist = Busta Rhymes featuring Rampage from Album = The Coming Released = February 27, 1996 Format = 12 single, CD5 , Cassette Single Recorded = Genre = Hip hop Length = 4:31 Label = Elektra… …   Wikipedia

  • hold sth in check — hold/keep sth in check ► to put a limit on something so that it does not increase or become worse: »We must find ways of keeping our expenditure in check. Main Entry: ↑check …   Financial and business terms

  • hold/keep sth in check — ► to put a limit on something so that it does not increase or become worse: »We must find ways of keeping our expenditure in check. Main Entry: ↑check …   Financial and business terms

  • keep sth in check — hold/keep sth in check ► to put a limit on something so that it does not increase or become worse: »We must find ways of keeping our expenditure in check. Main Entry: ↑check …   Financial and business terms

  • hold in check — index balk, check (restrain), clog, confine, constrain (restrain), contain (restrain) …   Law dictionary

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