tick
Noun
1. (of clock) 
a. el tictac (M) 
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom) 
a. el momentín m, segundo (M) (moment) 
I'll be with you in a tick!¡estoy contigo en un segundo!
3. (mark) 
a. la marca f, señal de visto bueno (F) 
intransitive verb
4. (clock) 
a. hacer tictac 
the minutes are ticking by or awaylos minutos pasan
5. (colloquial) 
I don't know what makes him tickno sé qué es lo que le mueve
transitive verb
6. (mark) 
a. marcar 
tick [tɪk]
noun
1 [of clock] tictac (m)
2 (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; (LAm) it won't take two ticks será solo un momentito or segundito
3 especially (Britain) (mark) señal (f); visto (m)
to put a tick against sth poner una señal or un visto a algo; place a tick in the appropriate box marque la casilla correspondiente
transitive verb
especially (Britain) [+right answer] marcar;(also tick off) [+name, item on list] marcar; poner una señal contra
to tick boxes marcar casillas
this model ticks all the boxes este modelo marca todas las casillas
intransitive verb
[+clock] hacer tictac
I can't understand what makes him tick no comprendo su forma de ser
tick [tɪk]
noun
(Zool) garrapata (f)
tick [tɪk]
noun
(cover) funda (f)
tick [tɪk]
noun
(credit)
to buy sth on tick comprar algo de fiado
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