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tick / tictac
 
tick   1   [tɪk]
A. -noun
1. [of clock]   tictac (m)
2. (British, Great Britain)   *
(=moment)   momentito (m),   segundito (m)
·half a tick!
·just a tick!
·¡un momentito or segundito!
·I shan't be a tick
·en seguida voy,   no tardo,   ahorita voy Latin America
·it won't take two ticks
·será nounólo un momentito or segundito
3. (especially British, Great Britain)
(=mark)   señal (f),   visto (m)
·to put a tick against something
·poner una señal or un visto a algo
·place a tick in the appropriate box
·marque la casilla correspondiente
B. -transitive verb
(especially British, Great Britain)
[+right answer]   marcar,   poner una señal or un visto   also tick off
[+name, item on list]   marcar,   poner una señal contra
C. -intransitive verb
[clock]   hacer tictac
·I can't understand what makes him tick
·no comprendo su forma de ser
 
tick / garrapata
 
tick
2
[tɪk]
-noun
(zoology)   garrapata (f)
 
tick / funda
 
tick   3   [tɪk]   -noun
(=cover)   funda (f)
 
tick / comprar algo de fiado
 
tick   4   *   [tɪk]   -noun
(=credit)
. to buy something on tick   comprar algo de fiado
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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