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  • v. Present participle of check out.


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  • Azher and I ended up with an École Colbert contingent that included Boris Sarkozy, Chiara, Nahid, and her gorgeous fiancé, Faraz, who seemed rather more interested in checking out Azher.

    Dreaming in French

  • And just like that, Tiffany was off again, dodging through the hordes of freshmen checking out their mailboxes for the first time, ready to snap London Simmons and Vienna Clark—the bodacious Twin Cities—in all their freshly tanned glory.


  • Jewel was tied up with a thick rope to a gumbo-limbo tree, while Rudy was checking out the landscape, sniffing and smelling every bush.


  • Wang Jianwei/Xinhua/Zuma Press On the eve of China's traditional Dragon Boat Festival Sunday, the shoppers were out in force in the city of Harbin, including this pair checking out the mask selection.

    Asia in Pictures

  • I have a couple of beers and am making my way around the club, checking out the scene, when I spot an amazing-looking girl in a skintight outfit, dancing by herself.


  • Aleesa looked around the room, checking out the white, claw-footed bathtub filled nearly to the rim with colorful, marble-sized balls standing against a black background in one corner, and in the other, a beautiful mahogany chair with heart-shaped back, placed on a white fur carpet in front of sheer drapes.


  • He spent the morning reading Foundation on various benches, checking out the coeds, but mostly tracking Marianne,


  • Before Mission Control gave them the green light, as Neil explains, “all the guys in the trenches at Mission Control who were looking at all the various systems and subsystems made sure that the pressures, temperatures, valves, and so forth were all checking out okay.”

    First Man

  • To her chagrin, Guy McCann fell in behind her, then had the audacity to smile and wave when he saw her checking out her rearview mirror.

    The Maverick

  • Spring-steen is playing on the jukebox, and the boys are lined up against the walls, checking out any new action that walks through the door.

    The Best American Erotica 2006


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