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Hello,

1. Which of the following sentences when one makes an enquiry are natural?
2. Do the answers in #1 slightly differ in meaning? Please explain.

A. I'd just like to check the status of my application.
B. I'd just like to check on the status of my application.
C. I'd just like to check for the status of my application.
D. I'd just like to check out the status of my application.

E. I'd just like to check if there's update on the status of my application.

Thank you.
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In my opinion
A. I'd just like to check the status of my application. OK
B. I'd just like to check on the status of my application. OK
D. I'd just like to check out on the status of my application.
E. I'd just like to check if there's an update on the status of my application.
The third sentence doesn't sound right to me.
Don't use the version with "out."

To me, B is the most natural, but here's no real difference between that and A.
E is fine, but overly wordy.
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Thanks Zafar for sharing your thoughts. I appreciate it. Emotion: smile

Grammar Geek,

Thank you, too, for your response. Therefore, check for in the given context is also fine, but B is the most natural as you explained.
What about check out on as Zafar suggested? Do native speakers use this as well?
No, don't use the "check for" either, and don't use the "check out on."

I wanted to check on the status... is my recommendation.

You can check for the presence of something:
Check the connection for leaks.

You can "check up on" to confirm that everything is as it is supposed to be.
You don't need to check up on me every night, Mom. I'm doing fine at college.
Okay, thanks so much, Grammar Geek. Your explanation is always very helpful. Emotion: smile
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