put a check on

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Definition of put a check on

: to reduce or stop The store hired a guard to put a check on shoplifting.

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“Put a check on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20a%20check%20on. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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