check on

phrasal verb
checked on; checking on; checks on

Definition of check on

1 : to look at or examine (someone or something) to see if there are any problems The nurse checked on the patients regularly.
2 : to look for information about (someone or something) : to find out the truth about (someone or something) by getting information The police are checking on him. I asked the waiter to check on my order.

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“Check on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/check%20on. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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