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    diamondcutter is offline Senior Member
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    check/have a look at

    For words, I think it’s useful to make word lists for different topics. For example, you can make lists for fruit, vegetables and animals. When you want to speak or write on a certain topic, you can check those lists.

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    In the last sentence above, do I use the verb ‘check’ correctly?
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    Re: check/have a look at

    Quote Originally Posted by diamondcutter View Post
    For words, I think it’s useful to make word lists for different topics. For example, you can make lists for of fruit, vegetables and animals. When you want to speak or write on a certain topic, you can check those lists.

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    In the last sentence above, do have I used the verb ‘check’ correctly?
    It's OK but it's not clear whether you mean that you should look at the list before you start writing, in order to get some ideas, or only look at the list if you're writing and you get stuck on the vocabulary. I might use "consult" or simply "look at".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: check/have a look at

    Quote Originally Posted by diamondcutter View Post
    For words, I think it’s useful to make word lists for about different topics. For example, you can make lists for about fruit, vegetables and animals. When you want to speak or write about on a certain topic, you can check those lists.

    In the last sentence (above), do did I use the verb ‘check’ correctly?
    Yes, and you can also use "refer to".

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