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verb tick pronunciation in British English /tɪk/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theytick
he/she/itticks
present participleticking
past tenseticked
past participleticked
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    [transitive] British to mark something with the symbolto show that it is correct or that you have dealt with it. The American word is check

    Tick the sentence that best describes your feelings.

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