name-check


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name-check

(nām′chĕk′)
tr.v. name-checked, name-check·ing, name-checks
1. To mention the name of (a celebrity or product) in a public forum or publication, especially as part of a promotional effort.
2. To search files or databases for information by using the name of (a person), especially as part of a security effort.

name′-check′ n.
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How many presentations will name-check the Jewish state as the "Start-Up Nation?
REDS legend Jimmy Case at the Echo & the Bunnymen Phil gig, getting a bizarre name-check from Ian McCulloch.
Yes, nostalgia-wise they've nailed the embarrassing social awkwardness of those late-teen times to a tee - and, let's face it, there can't be too many shows that have one of the characters name-check Aberbeeg - but we haven't exactly fallen off our seats laughing.
paragraph] 4 This system, which has its origins in the Eisenhower administration as a means of vetting prospective federal employees, was placed under immense strain in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, when new immigration-related security programs caused the volume of name-check requests to grow dramatically.
Caroline Saville, Portsmouth SEND us your tips and we'll give you a name-check.
Perhaps the biggest fan of all is Michael Dawson, who is still grinning from ear-to-ear at the name-check he got during the show's Christmas special.
I didn't realise that Phil had given me a name-check but his newly-extended show sounds good from here.
If it's Tiger (above), he'll probably also name-check three , o e cocktail waitresses he's seeing.