Useful Phrasal Verbs with LOOK
Increase your English vocabulary and fluency by learning these important Phrasal Verbs with LOOK.
Look after (somebody or something) -
to take care of or be in charge of someone or something.
Example: "That laptop looks expensive, I'd look after it if I were you."
Look away -
to avert one's gaze.
Example: "I always look away if I see too much blood, I can't stand it."
Look back -
to think about a time or event in the past.
Example: "I look back on my time at university with great fondness."
Look down on (somebody) -
to think that you are better or more important than someone else.
Example: "He was the best student in the class, but he tended to look down on the other students."
Look for (somebody or something) -
to try to find someone or something that is lost.
to search for someone or something.
Example: "I've lost my car keys, can you help me look for them?."
Look into (something) -
to examine the facts about something such as a problem or a crime.
Example: "The police are looking into reports of a robbery that took place last night."
Look out for (somebody or something) #1 -
to try to notice someone or something.
Example: "I'm looking out for a new apartment to move into."
Look out for (somebody) #2 -
to take care of someone and make sure that they are treated well.
Example: "Danny has always looked out for his younger brothers."
Look over -
to inspect or examine something, usually quickly.
Example: "I decided to look over the contract one more time before signing it."
Look up -
to become better.
Example: "I got offered a new job yesterday. Things are really starting to look up for me."
Look (something) up -
to try to find a particular piece of information by looking in a book or on a computer.
Example: "I forgot how to spell 'consciousness' so I had to look it up in the dictionary."
Look up to (somebody) -
to respect and admire someone.
Example: "Kelly really looks up to her mother."
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