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tick 1

British English: /tɪk/
American English: /tɪk/

intransitive verb

  • what makes somebody tick
    [figurative]
    worauf jemand anspricht

transitive verb

  • 1
    mit einem Häkchen versehen
    tick all the [right] boxes
    (British English) (Person)
    alle Anforderungen erfüllen
    (Sache)
    genau das Richtige sein

noun

  • 1
    (of clock etc.) Ticken, das
  • 2 (British English) [colloquial]
    (moment) Sekunde, die
    half a tick!, just a tick!
    Momentchen! [colloquial]
    I'll be with you in a tick or two ticks
  • 3
    (mark) Häkchen, das
    put a tick against your preference
    kennzeichnen Sie das, was Sie bevorzugen, mit einem Häkchen

Phrasal verbs

tick away

intransitive verb the minutes ticked away
die Minuten verstrichen

tick off

transitive verb 1
(cross off) abhaken
2 [colloquial]
(reprimand) rüffeln [colloquial]

tick over

intransitive verb 1
(Motor Vehicles)
im Leerlauf laufen
tick over noisily/too slowly/too fast
im Leerlauf [zu] laut/zu langsam/zu schnell drehen
2 [figurative]tick over [nicely]
(progress satisfactorily) ganz gut laufen [colloquial]
keep things ticking over while I'm away
sieh zu, dass alles gemächlich weiterläuft, während ich weg bin
tickover

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tick 2

noun

  • (Zoology) (arachnid)
    Zecke, die
    (insect)
    Lausfliege, die

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tick 3

noun

  • [colloquial] (credit)buy on tick
    auf Pump kaufen [colloquial]
    can I have it on tick?
    kann ich das anschreiben lassen?

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