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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytick off
he/she/itticks off
present participleticking off
past tenseticked off
past participleticked off
  1. 1
    British to check off something on a list
  2. 2
    American informal to annoy someone
  3. 3
    British informal to speak angrily to someone who has done something wrong

    He ticked me off for parking in front of his house.

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a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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