Definition of check someone in in US English:

check someone in

phrasal verb

  • Register someone upon their arrival at a hotel or airport.

    ‘they check in the passengers’
    • ‘Every day, hundreds of thousands of airline customers check themselves in, cheerfully doing work that used to be done by thousands of airline ticket agents.’
    • ‘That flight is also full, but they've already checked us in and given us boarding passes, so according to them, we will definitely get on.’
    • ‘After checking us in, she gave us directions to local refuges like Red Sand Beach, Makahiku Falls, Waianapanapa State Park, and the Venus Pool.’
    • ‘All she wants to do is go to work, welcome people, check them in, then return to her novel until the next guest walks through the door.’
    • ‘Kate drove across the city to a hotel and checked herself in.’
    • ‘Andrew took us to a hotel and checked us in.’
    • ‘Fortunately the very nice lady on the ticket desk not only checked me in without me having to queue but also bumped me to business class.’
    • ‘Two ground agents who were not employed with Caribbean Star checked us in, but they took our luggage and piled it up at the back of the check-in counter.’
    • ‘No longer do you join one long queue and wait for the first available staff member to check you in.’
    • ‘If you go to the airport, you can now check yourself in on the computer.’
    • ‘One of the delightful reception staff checks you in and whisks you off to your room.’
    report, report one's arrival, record one's arrival, book oneself in, book in, enrol, register
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