look


look
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, inviting; curious, strange; dirty, nasty, vicious; disapproving, stern; eloquent, meaningful; furtive; grim; haggard; hungry; inquiring, searching; knowing; penetrating; pensive, thoughtful; piercing; pleading; provocative; puzzled; rapt; scathing; sharp; sinister; skeptical; steady; sullen; suspicious; tender; troubled; withering look (she gave us a dirty look)

6) a second look (to take a second look at smt.)

appearance

7) a tailored look

misc.

8) good looks

II
v.

1) (d; intr.) to look after ('to watch') (to look after the children)

2) (D; intr.) to look at ('to examine') (to look at a painting)

3) (D; intr.) to look for ('to seek') (to look for a job)

4) (d; intr.) to look into ('to investigate') (to look into a complaint)

5) (d; intr.) to look like ('to resemble') (this horse looks like a winner; BE also has: this horse looks a winner)

6) (d; intr.) ('to appear') to look like (it looks like rain = it looks as if/as though it will rain)

7) (D; intr.) ('to watch') to look out (AE), out of (to look out of a window)

8) (d; intr.) to look through ('to direct one's gaze through') (to look through a telescope)

9) (d; intr.) to look through ('to examine') (to look through one's files)

10) (d; intr.) to look to ('to turn to') (to look to one's parents for help)

11) (s) she looks terrible

12) (misc.) to look smb. squarely in the eye; to look from one to the other; to look one's age

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[lʊk]
baleful
come-hither
dirty
disapproving
faraway
furtive
grim
haggard
inquiring
inviting
meaningful
penetrating
pensive
piercing
pleading
rapt
scathing
searching
sharp: sinister
skeptical
steal a look
stern
sullen
take a look
to look from one to the other
to look one's age
withering look (she gave us a dirty look)
vacant look (she had a faraway look in her eyes)
out of (to look out of a window)
(misc.) to look smb. squarely in the eye
(s) she looks terrible
['appearance'] a tailored look
['glance'] ['expression'] to get. have
['misc. '] good looks
a blank
an anxious
to dart
to give smb. a look
(D; intr.) ('to watch') to look out (AE)
(d; intr.) ('to appear') to look like (it looks like rain = it looks as if/as though it will rain)
(d: intr.) to look like (this horse looks like a winner; BE also has: this horse looks a winner; 'to resemble')
a second look (to take a second look at smt.)
a second look (to take a second look at smt.)
(d; intr.) to look after (to look after the children; 'to watch')
(D; intr.) to look at (to look at a painting; 'to examine')
(D; intr.) to look for (to look for a job; 'to seek')
(d; intr.) to look into (to look into a complaint; 'to investigate')
(d; intr.) to look through (to look through a telescope; 'to direct one's gaze through')
(d; intr.) to look through (to look through one's files; 'to examine')
(d; intr.) to look to (to look to one's parents for help; 'to turn to')

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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