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Origin of checkout
Example sentences from the Web for checkout
Really, is it any wonder that fluoride should freak people out?
For a while yoga and pilates classes were sought out at luxury gyms like Equinox.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On Thursday, Garcetti ruled himself out of the race to succeed Boxer.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Police officials told the AP that they came out with guns blazing.
“I think for trans men who are dating every time they hook up they have another coming out,” Sandler said.
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
British Dictionary definitions for checkout
- the latest time for vacating a room in a hotel, etc
- (as modifier)checkout time
Idioms and Phrases with checkout
Record one's departure from a hotel by paying the bill, or from a conference or other function, as in As soon as my bags are packed I'll check out of the motel. [Early 1900s]
Leave hurriedly, make a quick exit, as in The minute I get paid I'm checking out. [Slang; 1920s]
Die, as in When he got cholera, he was sure he'd check out. [Slang; 1920s]
Withdraw an item after recording the withdrawal, as in I'll check out the tapes on your library card. [1930s]
Record, total the prices, and receive payment for a purchase, as in The cashier checked out and bagged my groceries in record time.
check something or someone out. Investigate or evaluate something or someone; observe carefully. For example, I don't know if you'll like the film; check it out yourself, or That man who's staring is probably just checking us out. [Slang; mid-1900s]
Pass close inspection, as in That rattle made me suspicious, but the repairman said the machine checked out completely.