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Looking closely you could see traces of gray in her hair.
Dan looked at his watch.
Susannah looked at herself in the mirror.
If you look through this window, you can see the cathedral.
He looked about twenty.
"What does your brother look like?" "He's tall and thin, with brown hair."
Herbie looked as if he were going to cry.
He looked very funny in his hat.
An important-looking letter arrived for Dave.
He looks certain to win the tournament.
It looks like Bill will be able to come too.
Look! There's John!
This is the American English definition of look. View British English definition of look.
money, food, or clothes given to poor people
to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …add a word
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