Phrasal Verb: Tick over

Phrasal Verb: Tick over


Meaning: Continue working, but without improving

Example: The company TICKED OVER while she was away on holiday.

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Phrasal Verb: Tick over


Meaning: Operate but without moving (engines)

Example: The mechanic left the engine TICKING OVER for a while to see if he could see what was causing the problem.

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