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tick1

Pronunciation: /tɪk/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (sound) tic (masculine) tick, tock tic, tac
    Example sentences
    • In a sport in which the times are measured in hundredths of a second, she beat Giove, who took second, by 20 ticks of the clock.
    • Three seconds, three ticks of the clock, and the transformation from smoke to human was complete.
    • By using the very basis of matter, we can define the second to be 9,192,631,770 ticks of the caesium clock.
    1.2 (moment) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], segundito (masculine) wait a tick espera un segundito I'll be back in half a tick o in a tick o in two ticks enseguida vuelvo
    Example sentences
    • No, but, I mean, hang on a tick, it's how well a film can convince you of that.
    Example sentences
    • If you buy it on tick it'll be worn out before you've finished paying for it.
    • Living on tick, Adam sees nothing for it but to hop back aboard the carousel of fashionable metropolitan parties.
    • It's a sign of changed circumstances in the Valley that another growth area is the repossession of cars bought on tick, whose owners can no longer afford to keep up the repayments.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [clock/watch] hacer* tictac what makes sb tick I'd like to know what makes him tick me gustaría saber qué es lo que lo mueve or por qué es como es

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (British English/inglés británico) [name/answer] marcar* [ (con un tic o una marca etc) ] tick the correct box ponga un visto en la casilla correspondiente, marque la casilla correspondiente to tick all the boxes, to tick all the right boxes rellenar todos los requisitos, cubrir todas las plazas

Phrasal verbs

tick away

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
tick by

tick by

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
(pass) [hours/minutes] pasar the seconds ticked by pasaban los segundos

tick off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], (annoy) fastidiar what really ticks me off is that he lied to me a mí lo que me fastidia or lo que me da rabia es que me mintió to be ticked off with sb estar* enojado or (especially Spain/especialmente España) enfadado con algn to be ticked off with sth estar* harto de algo 1.2 (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) (mark with tick) marcar*, ponerle* visto a (Spain/España) 1.3 (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], (scold) regañar, reñir* (especially Spain/especialmente España) , retar (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) , rezongar* (Central America/América Central) (Urug) , resondrar (Peru/Perú) he was severely ticked off recibió una severa reprimenda, le echaron una buena bronca [colloquial/familiar]

tick over

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[engine] estar* en marcha, marchar al ralentí the business is just ticking over (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) el negocio va tirando [colloquial/familiar] I keep things ticking over while they're away mantengo las cosas en marcha mientras ellos no están

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Pronunciation: /tɪk/

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tick4

Pronunciation: /tɪk/

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  • uncountable/no numerable (credit) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] to buy sth on tick comprar algo (de) fiado [colloquial/familiar]

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