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tick all the (right) boxes

British informal

Definition of tick all the right boxes in English:

Fulfil all the necessary requirements: the new album should tick all the right boxes for their many fans
More example sentences
  • Fox is a crime writer who can tick all the right boxes.
  • No contender, real or perceived, ticks all the boxes.
  • The spokesman said he " ticked all the boxes ".
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