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TICK, contracts. Credit; as, if a servant usually buy for the master upon tick, and the servant buy something without the master's order, yet, if the master were trusted by the trader, he is liable. 1 Show. 95; 3 Keb. 625; 10 Mod. 111; 3 Esp. R. 214; 4 Esp. R. 174.

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If a punch in the face is a penalty and a ticking off - I thought it was an automatic red card - and a player who drops his shoulder into someone lying on the wrong side gets a yellow card.
Staff gave her a ticking off but Ellie was polite and dealt it with it well
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He might have got away with it except that he delivered this ticking off in India.
He always wore a tuxedo and rigorously enforced the dress code - ticking off John Lennon and George Harrison for their sloppy attire.