check mark


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checkmark \ ˈchek-​ˌmärk How to pronounce checkmark (audio) \ transitive verb

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But, last year, Zion Williamson arrived in Atlanta with a million Instagram followers and a blue check mark. Ben Mcgrath, The New Yorker, "The Brooklyn Startup Helping High-School Athletes Go Viral," 30 May 2019 Chore Pad, an app designed for children, lays out their list of responsibilities in a cheery, colorful pallet with plenty of check marks, stars and digital rewards. Ronda Kaysen, The Seattle Times, "Is it time to drain the water heater? There’s an app for that," 11 Feb. 2019 Breyault says consumers should check to see if the social media accounts are verified – particularly look for the blue check mark. CBS News, "Trace Adkins says taking down impostors on social media like playing "whack-a-mole"," 12 July 2018 There are some exceptions, including magazine subscriptions, personalized gift cards, shipments to U.S. territories outside of Puerto Rico, and all items that lack the check mark that indicates Prime-eligible. Garrett Mitchell, azcentral, "Amazon Prime Day 2018: Is it worth paying $119 to take part?," 11 July 2018 Rogen is not the first to comment on the social media site’s practice of issuing a blue check mark to people on the right and left who espouse various opinions. Fox News, "Seth Rogen says Twitter CEO doesn't care about white supremacists on the site," 3 July 2018 Are those check marks or dashes laddering the left side? Diane Seuss, New York Times, "Poem: Self-Portrait With Emily Dickinson (Rebirth of Mourning)," 21 June 2018 Chief executive Sue Testaguzza agreed to add a prominent gold check mark over a child’s profile picture when he or she has been checked into day care each day, offering an all-day confirmation to parents of their child’s attendance. Ellen Byron, WSJ, "A Mother Whose Lapse Led to Child’s Death Seeks to Prevent Further Hot-Car Casualties," 3 May 2018 Open the app, long-press on a photo until a check mark appears, tap the All button at the top left corner, and select Delete. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "Three ways to stop your Samsung Galaxy phone from randomly texting out your pics," 3 July 2018

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1917, in the meaning defined above

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