Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) check that all the facts in sth are correct
How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
fact-check an article/speech
Tofact checksomething means to investigate or research something in order to verify that something is true or correct. Fact-checking is a process that is extremely important in the media and you will often hear this expression used in academic environments also.
Social Examples (Basic)
The senators'speeches were regularly fact-checked by her political opponents.
Whenthe man did a fact-check on the article, he found that the journalist was incorrect.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Large social media websites have begun to employfact-checkersin a bid to eliminate the proliferation of false news.
Can someonefact check this statement before we send it to the press?
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