look out
intransitive verb Date: 1602 to take care or concern oneself — used with for <
looking out for number one
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • look\ out — • look out • watch out v 1. To take care; be careful; be on guard. Usually used as a command or warning. Look out! John called, as the car came toward me. Look out for the train, the sign at the railroad crossing warns. 2. To be alert or… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Look-out — [ luk aut] der; s, s <zu engl. to look out »hinaussehen«> (veraltet) a) Ausblick; b) Wache …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • look out — [v] be wary be alert, be careful, be on guard, beware, check out, have a care, heads up*, hearken, keep an eye out*, keep tabs*, listen, mind, notice, pay attention, peg*, pick up on*, scope, shotgun*, size up, spot, spy, watch out; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • look out — ► look out 1) be vigilant and take notice. 2) Brit. search for and produce (something). Main Entry: ↑look …   English terms dictionary

  • Look-out — (engl., spr. luck aut), Ausguck …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • look out — index beware, overlook (superintend), patrol Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • look|out — «LUK OWT», noun. 1. a careful watch for someone to come or for something to happen: »Keep a sharp lookout for mother. Be on the lookout for a signal. 2. a place from which to watch. A tower or a crow s nest is a lookout. 3. a person or group that …   Useful english dictionary

  • look out — v. 1) (d; intr.) to look out for ( to watch for ) (the police were looking out for burglars) 2) (d; intr.) to look out for ( to protect ) (to look out for one s own interests) 3) (d; intr.) to look out on, onto ( to face ) (our windows look out… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • look out — or[watch out] {v.} 1. To take care; be careful; be on guard. Usually used as a command or warning. * / Look out! John called, as the car came toward me./ * / Look out for the train, the sign at the railroad crossing warns./ 2. To be alert or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look out — or[watch out] {v.} 1. To take care; be careful; be on guard. Usually used as a command or warning. * / Look out! John called, as the car came toward me./ * / Look out for the train, the sign at the railroad crossing warns./ 2. To be alert or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look out — phrasal verb [intransitive, always in imperative] Word forms look out : present tense I/you/we/they look out he/she/it looks out present participle looking out past tense looked out past participle looked out spoken used for warning someone to be …   English dictionary

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