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  • 49for — for1 [fôr, fʉr] prep. [ME < OE, akin to Ger für & Du ver < IE base * per > L per , pro , prae , Gr pro, Sans pári] 1. in place of; instead of [to use blankets for coats] 2. as the representative of; in the interest of [acting for… …

    English World dictionary

  • 50look a gift horse in the mouth — look for faults in something that was given free …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 51look — look1 W1S1 [luk] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(see)¦ 2¦(search)¦ 3¦(seem)¦ 4¦(appearance)¦ 5 look daggers at somebody 6 look somebody up and down 7 look somebody in the eye 8 look down your nose at somebody/something 9 look the other way …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 52look — look1 [ luk ] verb *** ▸ 1 direct eyes at someone/something ▸ 2 search for someone/something ▸ 3 have an appearance ▸ 4 seem ▸ 5 for saying how likely ▸ 6 making someone pay attention ▸ 7 face a direction ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to direct… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 53look — 1 /lUk/ verb 1 SEE (I) to turn your eyes towards something, so that you can see it: Sorry, I didn t see I wasn t looking. | If you look carefully you can see that the painting represents a naked man. (+ at): It s time we left, Ian said, looking… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 54look — I [[t]l ʊk[/t]] USING YOUR EYES OR YOUR MIND ♦ looks, looking, looked (Please look at category 19 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB If you look in a particular direction, you direct your eyes… …

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  • 55look */*/*/ — I UK [lʊk] / US verb Word forms look : present tense I/you/we/they look he/she/it looks present participle looking past tense looked past participle looked 1) [intransitive] to direct your eyes towards someone or something so that you can see… …

    English dictionary

  • 56look — /lʊk / (say look) verb (i) 1. to fix the eyes upon something or in some direction in order to see. 2. to glance or gaze, in a manner specified: to look questioningly at a person. 3. to use the sight in seeking, searching, examining, watching, etc …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 57look — v 1. see, visualize, behold, notice, take in; bend the eye, cock the eye, fix the eye, fix one s gaze, focus, rivet one s eyes; regard, study, inspect, take stock of; examine, contemplate, pore over, Rare. perlustrate; review, check out, overlook …

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  • 58look*/*/*/ — [lʊk] verb I 1) to direct your eyes towards someone or something so that you can see them Dan looked at his watch.[/ex] If you look through this window, you can see the cathedral.[/ex] See: see 2) [I] to search for someone or something I don t… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 59look — v., n., & int. v. 1 a intr. (often foll. by at) use one s sight; turn one s eyes in some direction. b tr. turn one s eyes on; contemplate or examine (looked me in the eyes). 2 intr. a make a visual or mental search (I ll look in the morning). b… …

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  • 60look — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 act of looking at/considering sth ADJECTIVE ▪ little ▪ brief, cursory, quick ▪ careful, close, close up (esp. AmE) …

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  • 61look — I n. glance expression 1) to get, have, take a look 2) to dart, shoot; steal a look 3) to give smb. a look 4) a blank, distant, faraway, vacant look (she had a faraway look in her eyes) 5) an anxious, worried; baleful; close, hard; come hither,… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 62look — Synonyms and related words: NB, admire, air, angle, angle for, animadvert, anticipate, appear, appear like, appearance, ask for, aspect, attend, await, be alert, be careful, be responsible for, be vigilant, be watchful, bearing, beat about for,… …

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  • 63look to — verb 1. turn one s interests or expectations towards (Freq. 4) look to the future this method looks to significant wavings • Hypernyms: ↑expect, ↑look, ↑await, ↑wait • Verb Fra …

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  • 64look forward to — [verb] anticipate, await, expect, hope for, long for, look for, wait for * * * AWAIT WITH PLEASURE, eagerly anticipate, lick one s lips over, be unable to wait for, count the days until. → look * * * look forward to To anticipate with pleasure •… …

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