check vs cheque

check cheque

Definitions

  • 1) A fabric patterned with squares.
  • 2) A pattern of small squares, as on a chessboard.
  • 3) A bill at a restaurant or bar.
  • 4) A stopping or slowing down of something.
  • 5) A small crack; a chink.
  • 6) Something that stops or slows down motion, action, or expression; a restraint.
  • 7) The condition of being stopped or held back; restraint.
  • 8) A standard for inspecting or evaluating; a test.
  • 9) A check mark.
  • 10) A chip or counter used in gambling.
  • 11) A move in chess that directly attacks an opponent's king but does not constitute a checkmate.
  • 12) The position or condition of a king so attacked.
  • 13) The act or an instance of inspecting or testing something, as for accuracy or quality.
  • 14) One of the squares of such a pattern.
  • 15) A written order to a bank to pay the amount specified from funds on deposit; a draft.
  • 16) A ticket or slip of identification.
  • 17) Sports The act of blocking or impeding an opponent with the puck in ice hockey, either with one's body or one's stick.
  • 18) To put a check mark on or next to.
  • 19) To write a check on a bank account.
  • 20) To hold in restraint; curb: synonym: restrain.
  • 21) To arrest or slow the motion or progress of.
  • 22) To make an examination or investigation; inquire.
  • 23) To be verified or confirmed; pass inspection.
  • 24) To come to an abrupt halt; stop.
  • 25) To place a chess opponent's king in check.
  • 26) To make cracks or chinks in.
  • 27) Sports To block or impede (an opposing player with the ball or puck), as in ice hockey, by using one's body or one's stick.
  • 28) To agree point for point; correspond.
  • 29) Baseball To stop (the swing of the bat) in an attempt to avoid swinging at a pitch that is out of the strike zone.
  • 30) To undergo cracking in a pattern of checks, as paint does.
  • 31) To inspect so as to determine accuracy, quality, or other condition; test.
  • 32) To deposit or consign for safekeeping or shipment.
  • 33) To verify by consulting a source or authority.
  • 34) Sports To block or impede an opposing player with the ball or puck, as in ice hockey.
  • 35) In certain card games, to announce that one is declining the option of making a bet.
  • 36) To pause to relocate a scent. Used of hunting dogs.
  • 37) Games To move in chess so as to put (an opponent's king) under direct attack.
  • 38) Games Used to declare that a chess opponent's king is in check.
  • 39) Informal Used to express agreement or understanding.

Definitions

  • 1) Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK A note promising to pay money to a named person or entity.
  • 2) See check.
  • 3) a written order directing a bank to pay money
  • 4) See check 13.
  • 5) withdraw money by writing a check

Examples

  • 1) Simply remove the poloneck from under the check one and you have a great summer dress.
  • 2) It could be worth checking an old lottery ticket.
  • 3) Always double check the email address or phone number the sender has used.
  • 4) Traders are under an obligation to make reasonable checks about the information they provide.
  • 5) You checked online to see how to make a cup of tea?
  • 6) Remember also to check that your pet insurance covers the trip.
  • 7) But critics say many looked far older than 18 and called for tougher checks.
  • 8) The only drawback is that not all airlines will accept it as hand luggage, so check with your carrier before you leave for the airport.
  • 9) We will be conducting checks and controls to bring them to heel.
  • 10) Credit checking is therefore one factor we can use to slow the growth of debt.
  • 11) Many have been on handouts for years without being checked to see if they are fit.
  • 12) check that any pattern or motifs are printed straight across the fabric.
  • 13) Your bank can also make a credit check.
  • 14) It took me two hours to check in.
  • 15) You should also check whether you are affected by chemicals in treatments such as bleaching agents.
  • 16) We advise you call to check prior to visiting.
  • 17) We plan to revisit them in the coming months to check on their progress.
  • 18) These include checking descriptions of homes put on the website.
  • 19) Only then is it worth checking other scores.
  • 20) Should this illustration be checked for accuracy?
  • 21) You can check property prices and your bank balance more easily.
  • 22) The officials came into the dressing rooms before the game to check passports.
  • 23) One of the inspectors stood by the sliding door while the other checked tickets.
  • 24) Owners of shops and restaurants could check on the businesses they closed weeks earlier.
  • 25) Always check that the insurance excess is reasonable.
  • 26) What is the earliest time that we could check in our luggage?
  • 27) They admit this could be a problem with my new meter and say somebody will check this.
  • 28) When my daughter arrived at the airport she checked in automatically.
  • 29) Ensure that you check when booking that the performance is suitable for all members of your party.
  • 30) Who will pay to check up on doctors?
  • 31) check today 's numbers against those on your card.
  • 32) Fixed: Potential problem where ImgBurn might check for updates more often than it should do because the \'last update check\ 'value isn\'t parsed correctly due to regional settings.
  • 33) "In": "Out" tooltip % check% if check = out; I dunno how redraw with DllCall ...
  • 34) Yes | No | Report from [email protected] ... wrote 9 weeks 3 days ago keeping those dogs in check is always a good deal.
  • 35) The only way we can keep Koch in check is to keep exposing these fake grassroots organizations.
  • 36) Leaders Without a Title check their egos at the front door every morning before they walk into work.
  • 37) The only way to keep that behavior in check is for an informed consumer to not buy their products when a business crosses the line.
  • 38) One of our popular breakfasts while trying to keep our weight and memory in check is by eating blueberries.
  • 39) Create milestones, when you have no boss you have to create one, and one of the best way to keep any entrepreneur in check is with milestones and timeframes.
  • 40) ‘Dermatologists often check the mouth to determine a skin diagnosis or detect sexually transmitted diseases.’
  • 41) ‘It is a good idea to have your contractor or consultant check the health and quality of the trees when they arrive on site.’
  • 42) ‘He is alert, listens carefully to question after question and scans his answers as if to check them for accuracy.’
  • 43) ‘He added that estate agents had no responsibility for checking the condition properties are left in.’
  • 44) ‘No formal risk assessment had ever been carried out on river walks by the teachers and they had not checked the weather conditions prior to the activity.’
  • 45) ‘We do all our best to maintain accuracy and to check details wherever possible, but we cannot be held liable for any inaccuracies which may arise.’
  • 46) ‘In fact, I gave the book to my father to check it for accuracy.’
  • 47) ‘However a hydrologist would need to visit the island to check the volume and quality of water in the caves first.’
  • 48) ‘As data is collected, the weather officer checks it for accuracy and sends it to the center through satellite downlink every 30 seconds.’
  • 49) ‘He has personally vetted them, checking them for technical quality, even spent time on the phone with producers.’
  • 50) ‘Injuries are scored with the 1990 revision of the abbreviated injury scale, and all scoring is checked centrally to ensure accuracy and consistency.’
  • 51) ‘Pregnant females were checked daily for the presence of a litter, so the age of all animals and specimens is known to within 1 day.’
  • 52) ‘Files are checked for image quality, size and layout (but not necessarily color).’
  • 53) ‘When completed, a random sample of returned questionnaires was checked to ensure accuracy of data entry.’
  • 54) ‘A second native-speaker of each target language checked each translation for accuracy.’
  • 55) ‘It is therefore very important that that you check the forms for accuracy and notify your custodian of any discrepancies.’
  • 56) ‘In this way the operator can check field conditions before irrigation.’
  • 57) ‘Then the muscles are checked to determine whether the substance has had any negative effect.’
  • 58) ‘The research was inspired after nightclubs in South America started asking for mobiles to be checked at the door - and it turned out that a large number of them were fake.’
  • 59) ‘A welcome hiatus in proceedings gives me a chance to check my emails.’
  • 60) ‘His raids followed the pattern of ringing the door bell to check no-one was home, then going around to the back of the property and forcing a window.’
  • 61) ‘He checked a clock next to the bed. 3: 23.’
  • 62) ‘She checked the hallway and determined it was empty.’
  • 63) ‘Then I checked my own booking confirmation for New York.’
  • 64) ‘Availability of places at the new nursery can be checked by calling Jo Short.’
  • 65) ‘The first step is to check the terms and conditions of your existing mortgage.’
  • 66) ‘She went down the row of doors methodically checking each one.’
  • 67) ‘Team captains should check their Campus Rec web pages for the dates, times and locations of their captain's meeting.’
  • 68) ‘The following information I am providing can be confirmed and checked by simple credit/background checks.’
  • 69) ‘So many pet lovers complain when motorists knock over their pets and don't have the common decency to stop and check if the animal is all right.’
  • 70) ‘For information about broadcast times and availability, check the Market Journal program schedule.’
  • 71) ‘Never reveal details over the telephone without checking or establishing the caller's identity, and never disclose online passwords or card PINs.’
  • 72) ‘She opened the door to check no-one was about to walk in on them.’
  • 73) ‘That was when I discovered he'd really come back to check that Harry had come home and was safe.’
  • 74) ‘The board can also require the offender to be subject to electronic monitoring to check compliance with these conditions.’
  • 75) ‘Second, income tax records must be checked to verify that these vendors have been submitting returns and paying taxes.’
  • 76) ‘The journey was made more difficult by the fact that he kept glancing back in the rear view mirror to check that Emma was still following.’
  • 77) ‘It is more important than ever these days to check the terms and conditions on new cards before signing on the dotted line.’
  • 78) ‘Before placing the electrodes on a patient, a nurse should check that the expiration date on the package has not passed.’
  • 79) ‘Louise looked around hurriedly, checking to make sure that Nurse Sommers was, indeed, gone.’
  • 80) ‘The information is checked against databases to verify documents and flag names that appear on terrorist or law enforcement watch lists.’
  • 81) ‘Keep your receipts to check against your monthly statements so that you can report any transactions you don't recognise;’
  • 82) ‘Historical facts cannot be verified, but only checked against other subjective accounts.’
  • 83) ‘All containers are verified for weight and checked against the team's manifest.’
  • 84) ‘But the accuracy of Canaletto's paintings has been checked against present-day photographs.’
  • 85) ‘They make it possible for the reader to believe in the accuracy of descriptions he cannot check against his own surroundings.’
  • 86) ‘It will need simple but accurate budgets and forecasts to check against actual income and expenditure.’
  • 87) ‘Many of those defrauded had failed to notice any problem, so it is recommended that consumers keep regular tabs on transactions (and destroy receipts after they've been checked against bills).’
  • 88) ‘When a statement is formulated, it is checked against the totality of existing statements.’
  • 89) ‘There are also lists of names and phone numbers that U.S. intelligence officials were checking against lists of known terrorists.’
  • 90) ‘Statements from the two figures must be checked against the facts.’
  • 91) ‘Their names are checked against a secret Department for Education and Skills dossier of people convicted or suspected of child abuse, as well as other criminal records.’
  • 92) ‘Besides using one or more of these criminal history checking tools, all fulltime and seasonal staff names should be checked against the State Child Abuser and Sex Abuser Registry.’
  • 93) ‘A programme of ‘preferred agencies’ has also been instituted, and agency nurses have a personal identification number which can be checked against qualifications.’
  • 94) ‘They would require full, checkable, references and have to undergo police, ID and qualification checks and be checked against a Government blacklist when they reached England.’
  • 95) ‘Over the course of the day, in 2 hour increments, the number of voters having signed in was counted, and the voter count checked against the vote count on the machines.’
  • 96) ‘And clearly, whatever he tells us will have to be checked against other people's recollection and intelligence that is collected on the ground.’
  • 97) ‘The DNA from the swab will be checked against a national database and if a match is found the offender will be tracked down and prosecuted.’
  • 98) ‘New cases are checked against existing cases in the registry to prevent duplicate entries.’
  • 99) ‘Families will be given the opportunity to provide blood for DNA testing to check against samples taken from bodies found in mass graves.’
  • 100) ‘Also, do you reply to the e-mails directly or should I periodically check the website?’
  • 101) ‘Jason once again reminds me why it's worth checking his site every day.’
  • 102) ‘Azalea even checks the news sites right then.’
  • 103) ‘I checked at my watch to see the time displayed on it: 7:31 pm.’
  • 104) ‘I looked out and checked at what Kate was doing.’
  • 105) ‘Seafarers believe that the Government has to take drastic steps to check the flow of workers from Indian ships to foreign vessels.’
  • 106) ‘There is no one who can stop or check the world's only superpower.’
  • 107) ‘He wanted to check the bleeding, but he knew better than to stop applying pressure.’
  • 108) ‘The spread of the disease can be checked to a large extent if infected persons are not allowed to come into contact with others and if steps are taken to prevent the contamination of water and food.’
  • 109) ‘As water gushes down, its speed should be checked, slowly halted and made to glide and then its absorption should be facilitated.’
  • 110) ‘With an increasing number of positive people coming out together to improve their quality of life, the frightening rapidity of the disease can perhaps be checked.’
  • 111) ‘The enemy would be checked by a series of hinterland fortifications while the field army closed in.’
  • 112) ‘Since then, the general level has been more stable, though very high, but as fast as one type of crime is checked another type increases.’
  • 113) ‘Even the greatest obstacles, whether of language or customs or religion, have not been able to check that triumphal progress.’
  • 114) ‘But there have been no stringent checks of diesel quality to check emission levels as in the West, he says.’
  • 115) ‘City are out to underline their promotion credentials to a national audience tomorrow by checking Hartlepool United's runaway progress to the Division Three title.’
  • 116) ‘Although the Swedes were far from defeated, their seemingly unstoppable progress had been checked.’
  • 117) ‘The campaign is a reflection of the government's intention to substitute domestic products for imported products and thereby to check the flow of imports from other Member States.’
  • 118) ‘In England, fertility was checked by the late seventeenth-century increase in the age at which women married and in the proportion of both sexes who never married.’
  • 119) ‘What can the police do to check the increase in violence?’
  • 120) ‘In the aftermath of the Revolution, the Founders had struggled to construct a government that would check the rise of extreme elements, whether religious or secular.’
  • 121) ‘People must be aware of the nature of the disease, the symptoms, the way in which it is to be checked and the method of controlling transmission.’
  • 122) ‘Thus it is clear that if governments are determined to curb communal violence it can be effectively checked.’
  • 123) ‘The electoral parties have a task to curb, check and eliminate communalism.’
  • 124) ‘If terrorism is to be checked, the ground that breeds it must not be watered.’
  • 125) ‘Athene intervenes to check his urge to kill Agamemnon on the spot, and he withdraws in a sulk from the fighting.’
  • 126) ‘Kate licked her lips and tried to check her anger.’
  • 127) ‘Marcus remained silent while his temple pulsed and he checked his anger.’
  • 128) ‘Ann couldn't check a half-cry of laughter as she said, ‘How kind of you to remember my existence’.’
  • 129) ‘He seems incapable of checking his rage and increasingly bent on causing real harm to others.’
  • 130) ‘From here on, reaction stiffened, although checked by the ministry for some years.’
  • 131) ‘We must check our urge to impose our opinions on what Jack goes through, because as with all art, what it means depends on how you look at it.’
  • 132) ‘Hurriedly Violet checked the laugh bubbling up in her throat and asked Alice for her opinion.’
  • 133) ‘I was startled when Cassie described almost smashing a vase over Brian's head because he was irritating her, but she successfully checked her violent reaction.’
  • 134) ‘She checked her desire to glare and instead greeted them warmly.’
  • 135) ‘And free-agent pickup Mike Sillinger will check the opponent's top line like nobody's business.’
  • 136) ‘For some reason, I always had good luck checking Richard.’
  • 137) ‘Someone had checked me into the boards during our Finals series with the Edmonton Oilers.’
  • 138) ‘There will be guys really after him, checking him hard game in and game out.’
  • 139) ‘The player who shot it in is going to be checked, probably into the boards.’
  • 140) ‘I have been told in so many words that if a former teammate gets checked, then that player will retaliate.’
  • 141) ‘In order to check against any kind of bias in the ICT's methodology, I asked their researcher to apply it to a more recent and highly publicized incident.’
  • 142) ‘To check against effects of antibiotics on egg hatch rate, the compatibility of males from uninfected lines with infected and uninfected females was tested.’
  • 143) ‘He has been at pains to assure a sceptical public of various other safeguards to check against the rampant abuses of the disinvestment process.’
  • 144) ‘Althea had checked her two bags, but she took her three tennis rackets with her.’
  • 145) ‘You can use a credit card to get your boarding pass if you haven't gotten it online and then you can proceed directly to the gate or to the security line, cutting down that whole length of time you got to stand there and check your bags and stuff.’
  • 146) ‘To make standing in long lines more palatable, the airport will bring in local bands to entertain passengers in the evenings of Dec. 6 - 24 while they wait to check luggage or wind their way through security.’
  • 147) ‘Of course, you can avoid most of the hassle of airports by not checking or carrying any luggage.’
  • 148) ‘Many airlines now ding you $80 for checking a third bag, or any bag that weighs more than 70 lbs. or measures more than 62 inches when you add up its height, width, and depth.’
  • 149) ‘I didn't feel like checking my bag, considering the high failure rate of checked baggage handling, and I wanted the contents for some reading material on board.’
  • 150) ‘checking overweight bags or too many bags can add up to major charges - due before you proceed to the gate.’
  • 151) ‘After checking our baggage, I went to say goodbye to Jen.’
  • 152) ‘No need to worry about checking your bags when using online check-in.’
  • 153) ‘Pack vital prescriptions in carry-on, not checked, luggage.’
  • 154) ‘We came inside with wet umbrellas and checked them with the coat check.’
  • 155) ‘The Ikea has a place to check your coat, and they give you fancy shopping carts.’
  • 156) ‘We decided not to check our coats.’
  • 157) ‘After checking my coat, I introduced myself to Terri, a recruiter who had flown up from southern California to host the event.’
  • 158) ‘I checked our coats and ordered a bottle of the cheapest wine available.’
  • 159) ‘Upon entering and ascending the stairs, we checked our coats ($1) and stepped into what would become quite the memorable evening.’
  • 160) ‘Some visitors to multiplexes do not choose to check their brains at the theater door.’
  • 161) ‘I got a job checking coats at the local club.’
  • 162) ‘She is a 58-year-old New Yorker who has worked for 13 years checking coats at a restaurant on East 52nd Street.’
  • 163) ‘Sometimes in the Old West, theatre patrons checked their guns at the door - why can't theaters require patrons to check their phones and Blackberries?’
  • 164) ‘Eighty-seven percent now think checking a laptop at a coat check is too risky.’
  • 165) ‘We waltzed right past the freezing people in line, checked our coats, and pre-ordered some wine for the intermission.’
  • 166) ‘Exactly what did you think you were doing when you checked the box next to Liberal?’
  • 167) ‘checking the box will invert the colours of web pages, making them much easier on the eyes.’
  • 168) ‘Pick your provider, type in your domain name and credentials, then check the Enable box in the upper-right corner.’
  • 169) ‘To turn on this feature, just open up Evernote's options and check the box next to "Related Results".’
  • 170) ‘It's as simple as checking a few boxes in your Apple Account settings.’
  • 171) ‘Under the "Windows 8 Settings" tab, you can check a box to skip the Start screen at login.’
  • 172) ‘I checked the appropriate box in the juror's questionnaire.’
  • 173) ‘You can just check the boxes next to all the photos you don't like and untag them with one click, or even send a message to your friend asking them to take the photos down.’
  • 174) ‘For some people, snapping a pic of their ballot or their voting machine after checking the box for Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, or Roseanne Barr seemed only natural.’
  • 175) ‘In some cases, parents didn't check the right box to get the $300 child payment.’
  • 176) ‘Remember: when you check a King with your Rook, you always like to have as much distance between your Rook and the enemy King as possible.’
  • 177) ‘The best way is to check your opponent's King with the obstructing piece, which forces a response.’
  • 178) ‘If you intend to check the enemy King, try to put as much distance between your Rook and his King as possible.’
  • 179) ‘The White Knight is checking the Black King, attacking the Black Queen, and also attacking both Black Rooks.’
  • 180) ‘Each player may check, bet, call, or raise as usual, staking the required amount for each card they hold.’
  • 181) ‘If the first player checks, the next player can bet or check, and so on clockwise around the table.’
  • 182) ‘Successful players also know that it can be a big mistake to bet when two or three players have checked.’
  • 183) ‘If everyone checks, all the poker hands are exposed and the player with the highest hand takes the pot.’
  • 184) ‘The turn (4th Street) brings the 4, and your opponents both check, suggesting their hands are weak.’
  • 185) ‘Tests and quality checks must be carried out before the satellite can be used, but the launch will be on schedule, he said.’
  • 186) ‘The mark is only awarded to organisations that pass regular quality checks.’
  • 187) ‘We would recommend that all elderly drivers have regular health checks.’
  • 188) ‘Since the tragedy, the world's only fleet of supersonic jets has undergone safety modifications, rigorous checks and numerous test flights.’
  • 189) ‘As part of your antenatal care, you'll be offered a range of checks, tests and assessments to monitor you and your developing baby.’
  • 190) ‘The Council said today the couple had passed checks and examinations to national standards to become foster carers.’
  • 191) ‘The council has a legal duty to do safety checks to gas appliances in its rented homes at least every 12 months.’
  • 192) ‘We must provide more doctors, nurses and hospital beds, more NHS dentists, free personal care for the elderly and free prescriptions, eye tests and dental checks for all.’
  • 193) ‘She was admitted to Leeds General Infirmary where doctors ran a series of tests, including checks for CJD, before they were able to diagnose her.’
  • 194) ‘Take-off was delayed for around 90 minutes while engineers carried out safety checks and tested the brakes.’
  • 195) ‘There are on average 16 separate checks and tests carried out on every boiler service.’
  • 196) ‘The agency said it was unclear how the fish died though the tests would include checks for pollutants.’
  • 197) ‘Currently no formal driving test or health check is needed before a person can get behind the wheel of a motorised scooter.’
  • 198) ‘We have always set noise levels to those decided by Environmental Health and we do regular noise checks to make sure that we stick to those.’
  • 199) ‘Let's face it, most landscapers are not going to do a thorough criminal background check on their help.’
  • 200) ‘A routine background check revealed that his student visa had expired.’
  • 201) ‘Now checks at airports around the world are routine, costly and time-consuming.’
  • 202) ‘A check had revealed that the council owned 14,000 commercial properties, including many shops.’
  • 203) ‘Further checks revealed that all their cylinders were contaminated, so the dive was aborted.’
  • 204) ‘I gave myself a last check in the mirror and was satisfied with my appearance.’
  • 205) ‘The check to expansion is sharp and is intensified by the excesses inevitably associated with periods of over-rapid expansion.’
  • 206) ‘The first serious check to the spread of Arabic took place in the ninth century.’
  • 207) ‘He shows that a slab of the oceanic lithosphere beneath the west coast of America is sinking, almost without check, through the Earth's upper mantle and down into the lower mantle.’
  • 208) ‘In the institution of the central bank, the government has the ultimate tool to permit its profligacy to continue without check and without regard to the future.’
  • 209) ‘The key phrase in the argument is if there were no impediments or checks to population growth.’
  • 210) ‘A check to the growth of the population would do great harm.’
  • 211) ‘I fully agree with you, though, that the unelected Eurocrats in Brussels need to be subject to democratic checks and controls sooner rather than later!’
  • 212) ‘The reason there are prosecutions proceeding is that the statutory checks and controls on that situation cannot be exercised.’
  • 213) ‘The problem is the lack of checks and controls on this system.’
  • 214) ‘The group degenerated into a bunch of randomly run fiefdoms, with octogenarians on the boards and no modern management systems, checks, or controls.’
  • 215) ‘In his attempt to place checks and restraints on the power of the senators, he had the near total support of the public Assembly.’
  • 216) ‘Instead, workers make decisions working with minimal checks and controls.’
  • 217) ‘The company said it was calling in outside investigators to examine its internal system of checks and controls.’
  • 218) ‘The politicians, taking a page from the DC Republicans' playbook, want to take full control of the state with no checks, no balances.’
  • 219) ‘Unlike the modern police state, to which it is often compared, Venice feared power and surrounded it with checks and deterrents.’
  • 220) ‘He also raised the issue of greater restrictions and checks being placed on people who are granted visas to work in this country.’
  • 221) ‘Nowhere were the demands imposed by social superiors subject to any significant restrictions or checks.’
  • 222) ‘What checks are there to the representatives of the people's will indulging in the worst appetites of the people's will, even if for the best reasons?’
  • 223) ‘What was lost during the era was his expectation that ecologists within government would act as a check on the worst excesses of administrators.’
  • 224) ‘With the media supporting him and gleefully reporting on leaked information about the investigation, there was no effective check on his abuse of power.’
  • 225) ‘One of the press's most important functions is to serve as a check on government.’
  • 226) ‘Both writers describe natural, divine and civil checks upon the power of the sovereign who must respect the natural dominion of his subjects.’
  • 227) ‘‘You know Todd is going to finish his checks,’ says Red Wings forward Doug Brown.’
  • 228) ‘In the last game he played before this season, Lindros was knocked unconscious by a flying check from the Devils' Scott Stevens.’
  • 229) ‘He always finishes his checks and you hate playing against guys like that, rather than a tough guy who just knows how to fight.’
  • 230) ‘The Thunderwolves crashed the UW net and used their superior speed to break away from checks.’
  • 231) ‘As the game progressed, the Warriors began to control the rink, throwing thunderous checks and opening up the offence.’
  • 232) ‘A move that is neither a capture, a check nor a direct attack.’
  • 233) ‘The idea of blocking checks by using the pawn as cover is a big one, and Black must do his best to avoid this pitfall.’
  • 234) ‘The idea is to use the Rook to shelter its King from upcoming checks.’
  • 235) ‘In this case, when the stronger side defends his king from checks with a queen interference, a counter-check is less probable.’
  • 236) ‘Can I now just force checkmate with a sequence of checks?’
  • 237) ‘Responsible persons may also include those who sign checks for the gallery or who have the authority to decide how gallery funds are spent.’
  • 238) ‘She used the name Lizzie only when signing checks.’
  • 239) ‘Please take a moment to write a check or phone in a contribution.’
  • 240) ‘It would be lovely if one of the studios would just write us a check!’
  • 241) ‘He asks who will review the invoices and write the checks, what days of the month checks are written, and, on large residential projects, whether there's a business manager or accountant involved.’
  • 242) ‘Several customers had written checks that bounced and the vendor that she depended on for products went out of business.’
  • 243) ‘I took out my checkbook, wrote out a check for $50 and gave it to him.’
  • 244) ‘He sent divorce papers for Rose to sign and a check for ten thousand dollars "to tide you over."’
  • 245) ‘She ripped out a check and signed it. "Here," she said, handing me the blank check. "Fill in the amount."’
  • 246) ‘Of course, people who have recently cashed checks are catnip to muggers.’
  • 247) ‘Technology has pretty much eliminated the need for me to sign checks.’
  • 248) ‘Geoff looked at the check, threw some bills on the table, and taking her hand led her from the restaurant.’
  • 249) ‘We got our bill, paid the check, and made our way enthusiastically to Billy's Bakery.’
  • 250) ‘This software can analyze a restaurant's checks and produce reports on what wines are ordered with what entrées.’
  • 251) ‘When you return to your table, you pay your check and leave the restaurant without telling the manager about your sickness.’
  • 252) ‘And soon one cup of coffee morphed into two and three before we finally stood up to pay the check and leave the restaurant.’
  • 253) ‘Justin called for the check and signed the bill before he tied the blindfold around Alex's head.’
  • 254) ‘Ben took the check up to the counter, since the waiter had never returned, while the two women went into the parking lot.’
  • 255) ‘Can we have the check please?’
  • 256) ‘I got the check and resisted the urge to eat dessert.’
  • 257) ‘Any meal at a Roman restaurant that takes less than two hours is an exercise in rapidity; even the simple act of getting the check can seem agonizingly prolonged for first-time American visitors.’
  • 258) ‘The gambling checks weren't worth anything, not until you cashed them at the casino cage.’
  • 259) ‘In one whirl of frantic movement, I scooped up every single check in sight.’
  • 260) ‘There were checks on the big eight, the pass line, the come, behind the four, in the field.’
  • 261) ‘Great design … check. Wide selection … check.’
  • 262) ‘‘Tell her I've found out all she wants to know.’ ‘check.’’
  • 263) ‘‘Hey, what do you say we go to get some beer’? ‘check.’’
  • 264) ‘Personal woes? You got 'em. Troubled childhood? check.’
  • 265) ‘This year, ancient Italian men are wearing generously cut worsted suits, either with waistcoat or cardigan, in natural earth colours with muted checks.’
  • 266) ‘They vary from simple patterns, such as alternating checks, triangles, or diamonds, to complex combined motifs.’
  • 267) ‘Bigger checks give an illusion of volume and suit thinner men while guys with heavier build look great in stripes, smaller checks etc.’
  • 268) ‘He was wearing a dark shirt with white checks and dark trousers.’
  • 269) ‘Patterns ranged from small ginghams to windowpane checks to colorful mid-sized madras plaids.’
  • 270) ‘He was wearing a dark shirt with blue checks, dark trousers and black shoes.’
  • 271) ‘Gingham is a lightweight, washable, stout fabric that is woven in checks, plaids or stripes.’
  • 272) ‘As the days go by, a preference for small checks and hound's-tooth jackets emerges.’
  • 273) ‘Wear it over a crewneck sweater or button-down shirt, which would look especially great if it featured a beige pattern like stripes, checks or windowpane.’
  • 274) ‘For boys, you really can't go wrong with a pair of dark jeans, a sporty T-shirt or a retro lumberjack shirt in jazzy checks and a fleece.’
  • 275) ‘It's easier to select a necktie to go with a plain blue shirt than one with checks or stripes.’
  • 276) ‘The loud checks of his ample suit made the bookies appear attired for a funeral.’
  • 277) ‘For winter, the best bet is a cozy scarf with the classic check, which comes in a number of colors.’
  • 278) ‘If you're looking for trendy patterns, go for paisley, floral, plaid, checks, and herringbone.’
  • 279) ‘Intense colours, pinstripes and trendy glen checks are all found on soft micro fibre fabrics.’
  • 280) ‘Blazers in other colours look better as do sports jackets with small checks.’
  • 281) ‘Katy knew that shirt, soft cotton with red and blue checks.’
  • 282) ‘Sitting along the back headrest of an eggshell-colored imperial convertible was Althea in a silk dress with red and blue checks and a white orchid at her shoulder.’
  • 283) ‘The shop also stocks the stylish Daks sports jacket in spring's light yellow with blue checks to complement the blue trousers.’
  • 284) ‘Unusual prints and patterns in suits and sweater sets, for career or leisure, were brought alive by a colorful mix of stripes, checks and plaids.’
  • 285) ‘Use chintz, damask and toiles along with classic stripes, checks and textured plain fabrics.’
  • 286) ‘Perhaps she likes 80s inspired punk fabrics, or checks or gingham or something else all together.’
  • 287) ‘The shirt range consists of solids in twills, poplins, structures, linens and checks.’
  • 288) ‘While last fall emphasized on simplicity, leather and denim, this fall is about checks, tweed and denim (again).’
  • 289) ‘My mother wore his houndstooth check to amble through the launderettes with Marietta.’
  • 290) ‘It takes some acting craft for him to pull off the feat of wearing the outlandish sweater vests, garish checks and plaids without ever seeming as if he was wearing a costume.’
  • 291) ‘Terminology has always been a challenge - one designer may describe a fabric as a gingham, the next a check.’
  • 292) ‘Radiant with warm colours, cashmere and floral designs are combined with traditional English fabrics such as tweeds and checks.’
  • 293) ‘Everywhere she looked there were checks and chintz, ruffles and fringes.’
  • 294) ‘Her coats featured jewel encrusted collars and belts, also made in tweed and checks.’
  • 295) ‘The comforter is bound on three side and reverses to a gingham check for a change when you want something different.’
  • 296) ‘What happens when you throw checks and plaid into the mix?’
  • 297) ‘And yet they made those wonderful clothes for other people - tweeds, cords, mohairs, checks, tartans.’
  • 298) ‘Plaids and checks are generally harder to mix and match with one another, and tend to be associated with more conservative and classier looks.’
  • 299) ‘The tailoring is classic and structured and the subtle pinstripes and tonal coloured checks feature soft detailing.’
  • 300) ‘Blended checks, speckled materials and colourful herringbones amid reversible two colour fabrics all make impact.’
  • 301) ‘I was, I recall, wearing a brand-new linen suit in a rather dashing hound's-tooth check.’
  • 302) ‘But there's something youthful about him and it isn't just his Beatle cut and jazzy check shirt.’
  • 303) ‘A short grey check umbrella was lost from a bike basket on Friday, December 13.’
  • 304) ‘Mostly shot in vacant cafés with check tablecloths and the absence of daylight, this is a decidedly mixed bunch.’
  • 305) ‘What could a fabulous glamourpuss such as yourself possibly want with one of my old check shirts from five years ago?’
  • 306) ‘With a green carpet, pink and green swirly wallpaper and pink and green check curtains, everything clashed.’
  • 307) ‘I bought a rather nasty check suit in New York 15 years ago that I never wore.’
  • 308) ‘Twenty something pretty city traders in questionable chalk striped suit and check shirt combos.’
  • 309) ‘All he needed was a pair of check pants and a straw hat and he'd look like the consummate car salesman.’
  • 310) ‘The bistro is all red and white check tablecloths, jumbo pepper grinders and piped Pavarotti.’
  • 311) ‘The windows are big, letting in plenty of light, and draped with simple check curtains.’
  • 312) ‘He was wearing a green check shirt, black trousers and black shoes.’
  • 313) ‘The gunman was white, and wore a bobble-type hat, with a check padded shirt, patched jeans, a jacket and canvas rucksack.’
  • 314) ‘When last seen, he was wearing a navy blazer, a light-blue check shirt, navy trousers, and black shoes.’
  • 315) ‘He is described as white, slim, aged 20 to 25, wearing a red check shirt, blue jeans and white trainers.’

Examples

  • 1) You can receive the money only in the form of a cheque.
  • 2) She used her first pay cheque to repay them for her school fees.
  • 3) The young actor has been told he can basically write his own cheque.
  • 4) Just make the cheques payable to me.
  • 5) It surprises me how often people forget to bank cheques.
  • 6) He always said that he loved the man who provided his pay cheques.
  • 7) Let him write his own cheques to his favourite charities.
  • 8) But then it said it would not be transferring the money as the cheque had already been cashed.
  • 9) Consumers who pay by cheque are increasingly seen as more of a credit risk than those who use plastic.
  • 10) Thankfully my brother has made some progress and has been able to write a cheque to pay off his credit bill.
  • 11) Most providers transfer money using cheques.
  • 12) Unlike a current account, cheques cannot generally be drawn against deposit accounts.
  • 13) Your father can also bank the 300 cheque he is holding.
  • 14) She banks a 10,000 cheque for herself instead of paying it into the business account.
  • 15) Good of you to resist the temptation to pay in the cheques - thousands would not have.
  • 16) It also means persuading them to open primary current accounts, those receiving the main monthly pay cheque.
  • 17) If you apply by post and miss out, your cheque and form will be returned to you.
  • 18) I hope your mother paid the cheque into an account and enjoyed the proceeds.
  • 19) The only requirement is for applicants to have a job which pays a salary into a bank account with a cheque book or debit card.
  • 20) In the latter case, money may be withdrawn in cash by a person or company writing out a cheque payable to themselves.
  • 21) She appeared on TV last year waving a cheque for the sum from her own account.
  • 22) The total dividend cheque amounts to 1.6 million, underlining the volume of cash being thrown off by the business.
  • 23) Please make cheques payable to DVD Offer.
  • 24) A person may, of course, hold a cheque for a much longer period than the time above mentioned and present it and receive payment, but the point that we are trying to make clear is that _the risk of holding it_ during this period _is the holder's and not the risk of the maker of the cheque_.
  • 25) What we've always made clear we have difficulty with, is what we describe as cheque book diplomacy.
  • 26) Will keep you informed if the cheque is a rubber one! lol! giagia says:
  • 27) • The English word cheque comes from the Arabic ṣakk, which refers to a written note of credit used by Muslim merchants
  • 28) IF (a very big if) people such as Juan received a cheque from the Fed to cover these extra costs the IVA would be a great idea.
  • 29) He went on to say that fraudsters will sometimes place money in a cardholder's account, then purchase something like ... a plane ticket, and then it turns out that the cheque is returned NSF and VISA is out the money.
  • 30) ‘A bank that presents a cheque for payment on its customer's behalf acts as an agent.’
  • 31) ‘Recently, my neighbour wrote me a cheque for her half of the cost of replacing our mutual boundary fence.’
  • 32) ‘Credit card cheques look almost exactly the same as ordinary bank account cheques.’
  • 33) ‘I like knowing I'm getting a discount and it beats writing cheques or joining the queues at the bank any day.’
  • 34) ‘As his business is largely cash-based, he doesn't write a lot of cheques or have many debits and credits.’
  • 35) ‘The second letter also said he had issued a cheque for payment which had been stopped by the bank.’
  • 36) ‘Cash, cheques and postal orders, and debit card payments will be accepted.’
  • 37) ‘Bear in mind that cheques and debit card payments will usually only require one signature.’
  • 38) ‘All too often, dividend cheques are just deposited into our bank accounts and spent.’
  • 39) ‘The days when cash, a cheque or a promissory note were the only methods of payment have passed.’
  • 40) ‘Payment by the bidders will have to be in cash or bank guaranteed cheques.’
  • 41) ‘Post offices accept either cash or bank guaranteed cheques according to the corporation.’
  • 42) ‘I find it a nuisance having to write out a cheque as it is, let alone having to do it 11 times a month.’
  • 43) ‘We are also keen to emphasise that there should be no cash donations, only cheques, bank drafts or credit card payments.’
  • 44) ‘My mother has never paid a bill, written a cheque or drawn money from the bank in her life.’
  • 45) ‘She also knew that she did not have the bank's authority to issue cheques when her account was overdrawn.’
  • 46) ‘When a cheque is paid into a bank account, it will be shown as a credit, and money up to its value can be drawn out once the funds are cleared.’
  • 47) ‘If you write a cheque, it's even easier, because then the bank has a record of who cashed it.’
  • 48) ‘Many people have been handing over money and writing cheques to local branches of charities across the region.’
  • 49) ‘The firm then sent their client a cheque for her award, less a deduction for their fees.’
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