peek out


peek out
v.

1) (D; intr.) to peek out at

2) (D; intr.) to peek out from behind (to peek out from behind the shades)

3) (D; intr.) to peek out from under (to peek out from under the bed)

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(D; intr.) to peek out at
(D; intr.) to peek out from behind (to peek out from behind the shades)
(D; intr.) to peek out from under (to peek out from under the bed)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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