check vs czech : Common Errors in English

About check vs czech

Pronounce the name of the country which broke away from the former Czechoslovakia to form the Czech Republic as “check,” but don’t spell it that way. Its citizens are Czechs.

check Meaning(s)

  • (n) a written order directing a bank to pay money
  • (n) an appraisal of the state of affairs
  • (n) the bill in a restaurant
  • (n) the state of inactivity following an interruption
  • (n) additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
  • (n) the act of inspecting or verifying
  • (n) a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.
  • (n) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  • (n) a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
  • (n) a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard)
  • (n) the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
  • (n) obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
  • (n) (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king
  • (v) examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
  • (v) make an examination or investigation
  • (v) be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
  • (v) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • (v) stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution
  • (v) put a check mark on or near or next to
  • (v) slow the growth or development of
  • (v) be verified or confirmed; pass inspection
  • (v) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
  • (v) block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey
  • (v) develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
  • (v) consign for shipment on a vehicle
  • (v) hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping
  • (v) abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey
  • (v) stop in a chase especially when scent is lost
  • (v) mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
  • (v) decline to initiate betting
  • (v) hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
  • (v) place into check
  • (v) write out a check on a bank account
  • (v) find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
  • (v) verify by consulting a source or authority
  • (v) arrest the motion (of something) abruptly
  • (v) make cracks or chinks in
  • (v) become fractured; break or crack on the surface only

czech Meaning(s)

  • (n) a native of inhabitant of the Czech Republic
  • (n) a native or inhabitant of the former republic of Czechoslovakia
  • (n) the Slavic language of Czechs
  • (a) of or relating to Czechoslovakia or its people or their language

check in News

  1. Equipment check

    Vineland Company 6 firefighters Dan Durand (right) and Dan Walters check powers saws for their newest fire engine Thursday outside the city's fire headquarters at Fourth and Wood streets. 'This is how we start every morning, by testing equipment,' Walters said.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Daily Journal

  2. Check Printing Software at $0: Halfpricesoft.com & Trialpay Have Joined Forces to Provide a Father’s Day Deal

    Show dad he’s made a difference by getting ezCheckpersonal check printing software for Father’s Day. This software is $0 through trialpay and can be tested at http://www.halfpricesoft.com . (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Home/Finance/prweb10819010.htm
    on June 14, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  3. Digital Check Announces the SB900 Cheque and Document Scanner at CIAB in Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Digital Check Corp , a provider of desktop check scanners and remote deposit capture technology to the financial industry worldwide, announced the SB900, a ne
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

czech in News

  1. Czech government officials arrested in anti-corruption crackdown

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic, June 14 (UPI) -- Seven government officials, including the prime minister's chief of staff, were arrested in the Czech Republic in anti-corruption raids, officials said.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: UPI

  2. Czech PM says will not quit over graft scandal

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas said on Friday he would not resign after police charged seven people including his close collaborators with abuse of office and corruption. Necas told parliament the corruption charges related to political deals within his party and should not be seen as criminal activity. "This is my opinion that I have no reason to back off from, and it is an ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Czech prosecutors charge seven in scandal threatening PM

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech prosecutors have charged seven people, including the head of the prime minister's office and two military intelligence service members, following raids of government and private offices, high state attorney Ivo Istvan said on Friday. Charges included the abuse of the military intelligence service, Istvan told reporters. He also said some former lower house deputies were ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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