Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: checking
IPA transcription: [tʃ'ɛkɪŋ]
Pronunciations of checking
Usage examples
  • Mr. Travilla bought the tickets, and Simon attended to the checking of the baggage.
  • Captain Nemo had an explicit personal interest in checking on the current condition of this giant clam.
  • 'Apple-pie order!' said Mr Boffin, after checking off each inscription with his hand, like a man beating time.
  • I had to wait about three hours while he was checking the stuff with the invoices, and then he gave me a receipt which I still possess.
  • The Baron sat there scrutinizing ledgers, like a city merchant, and checking figures to make sure that all was correct to the last peso.
  • For checking the rocker in time of heavy weather special appliances are necessary, which, of course, must be easily operated from the deck.
  • 'Oh, mum!--But there's Mrs Higden,' said Sloppy, checking himself in his raptures, drawing back, and shaking his head with very serious meaning. 'There's Mrs Higden.
  • To say that the constitution of England is a UNION of three powers reciprocally CHECKING each other, is farcical, either the words have no meaning, or they are flat contradictions.
  • Checking his steps which had begun to tend towards an object, he took a turn or two in the already darkening street, and traced the thought in his mind to its possible consequences.
  • Such a power could not be the gift of a wise people, neither can any power, WHICH NEEDS CHECKING, be from God; yet the provision, which the constitution makes, supposes such a power to exist.
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