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Pronunciation of Tick: Learn how to pronounce Tick in English correctly

Learn how to say Tick correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word tick:

1British a mark (✓) used to indicate that an item in a list or text is correct or has been chosen, checked, or dealt with.
2a regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch:
the comforting tick of the grandfather clock
British informal a moment:
I shan’t be a tick
I’ll be with you in a tick
3 Stock Exchange the smallest recognized amount by which a price of a security or future may fluctuate.
[with object]
1chiefly British mark (an item) with a tick, typically to show that it has been chosen, checked, approved, or dealt with:
just tick the appropriate box below
2 [no object] (of a clock or other mechanical device) make regular short, sharp sounds, typically one for every second of time that passes:
I could hear the clock ticking
(tick away/by/past) (of time) pass:
the minutes were ticking away till the actor’s appearance
proceed or progress:
her book was ticking along nicely

tick all the (right) boxes

British informal
fulfil all the necessary requirements:
the new album should tick all the right boxes for their many fans
what makes someone tick

informal what motivates someone:
people are curious to know what makes British men tick
Phrasal Verbs

tick someone off

1British informal reprimand or rebuke someone:
he was ticked off by Angela
(as noun ticking off)
he got a ticking off from the magistrate
2North American informal make someone annoyed or angry:
(as adjective ticked off)
Jefferson was a little ticked off, but he’ll come around
tick something off

chiefly British
1mark an item in a list with a tick to show that it has been dealt with:
I ticked several items off my ‘to do’ list
2list items one by one in one’s mind or during a speech:
he ticked the points off on his fingers
tick over

(of an engine) run slowly in neutral:
his Mercedes was waiting for him, the engine ticking over
work or function at a basic or minimum level:
they are keeping things ticking over until their father returns

Middle English (as a verb in the sense ‘pat, touch’): probably of Germanic origin and related to Dutch tik (noun), tikken (verb) ‘pat, touch’. The noun was recorded in late Middle English as ‘a light tap’; current senses date from the late 17th century