cut a check

idiom

US
: to write a check and give it to someone
The company cut him a check and he cashed it.

Examples of cut a check in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Members are asked to sign a letter of acknowledgement and cut a check to the PABF for the salary cap correction. Jeremy Gorner, Chicago Tribune, 10 June 2024 Holt’s rebate application has now been approved and EFI instructed to cut a check, Mass Save said. Sean P. Murphy, BostonGlobe.com, 21 June 2023 But Murdaugh allegedly cut a check in 2012 made payable to Palmetto State Bank, and the man’s family never saw any of the funds. Danielle Wallace, Fox News, 6 Jan. 2022 In an attempt to mollify its critics, the Trump Organization each year cut a check to the U.S. Treasury for what the company said were its profits from foreign governments. Zach Everson, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022 Bethune, like many north Minneapolis schools, lacks a formal Parent Teacher Association that could cut a check for such items. Mara Klecker, Star Tribune, 28 June 2021 The next day the public office run by Greenberg cut a check for that amount to Greenberg’s private company. Martin E. Comas, orlandosentinel.com, 15 Aug. 2020 Considering how the presence of Guillermo del Toro’s name in the title undoubtedly boosted this film’s Oscar bona fides, should this campaign cut a check to Robert Zemeckis? Vulture, 10 Mar. 2023 Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, cut a check for $250. cleveland, 16 Apr. 2021

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“Cut a check.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20a%20check. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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