check up on
phrasal investigate <
check up on a possible investment
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  • check up on — (someone) to try to discover what someone is doing, esp. secretly. I think he stops by my office to check up on me, to make sure I m actually working …   New idioms dictionary

  • check up on — ► check up on investigate. Main Entry: ↑check …   English terms dictionary

  • check up on — verb examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition check the brakes Check out the engine • Syn: ↑check, ↑look into, ↑check out, ↑suss out, ↑check over, ↑go over, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • check up on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms check up on : present tense I/you/we/they check up on he/she/it checks up on present participle checking up on past tense checked up on past participle checked up on check up on someone to find out information …   English dictionary

  • check up on — I. see if everything is fine or safe    He went to check up on the kids because they were crying. II. supervise, watch to see if it is done correctly    They don t like a manager who is always checking up on them …   English idioms

  • check up on — investigate to establish the truth about or accuracy of. → check …   English new terms dictionary

  • check up on — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. watch, investigate, control; see examine 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • check up on — examine, investigate; follow after …   English contemporary dictionary

  • check up (on) —  Make certain (of) by checking …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • check up on someone — check up on (someone) to try to discover what someone is doing, esp. secretly. I think he stops by my office to check up on me, to make sure I m actually working …   New idioms dictionary

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