look on
intransitive verb Date: circa 1540 watch 3b <
looked on anxiously from the sidelines
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  • look on — or[look upon] {v.} 1. To regard; consider; think of. * /The stuff had always been looked on as a worthless factory waste./ * /Until the day Bob made the touchdown, the other boys had looked upon him as rather a sissy./ 2. To be an observer; watch …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look on — or[look upon] {v.} 1. To regard; consider; think of. * /The stuff had always been looked on as a worthless factory waste./ * /Until the day Bob made the touchdown, the other boys had looked upon him as rather a sissy./ 2. To be an observer; watch …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look\ on — • look (up)on v 1. To regard; consider; think of. The stuff had always been looked on as a worthless factory waste. Until the day Bob made the touchdown, the other boys had looked upon him as rather a sissy. 2. To be an observer; watch without… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • look on — ► look on watch without getting involved. Main Entry: ↑look …   English terms dictionary

  • look on — index discern (detect with the senses) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • look on — phrasal verb Word forms look on : present tense I/you/we/they look on he/she/it looks on present participle looking on past tense looked on past participle looked on 1) [intransitive] to watch an activity or event without taking part in it Phil… …   English dictionary

  • look on — I PHRASAL VERB If you look on while something happens, you watch it happening without taking part yourself. [V P] About 150 local people looked on in silence as the two coffins were taken into the church. Syn: watch II or look upon PHRASAL VERB …   English dictionary

  • look on — v. (D; tr.) to look on as (we look on her as a friend) * * * [ lʊk ɒn] (D; tr.) to look on as (we look on her as a friend) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • look on — verb 1. observe with attention (Freq. 3) They watched as the murderer was executed • Syn: ↑watch • Derivationally related forms: ↑watcher (for: ↑watch), ↑watch …   Useful english dictionary

  • look on — be a spectator There were over a hundred people who gathered to look on after the accident …   Idioms and examples

  • look on — look (up)on (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To have the face or front turned in a specific direction: face, front. See PRECEDE …   English dictionary for students

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