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Can I have a look at your new skateboard?
He got out of the car so he could take a closer look.
I could tell by the look on his face that he was not happy.
He had that look in his eyes that always meant trouble.
She gave me a worried look.
I don’t know why he’s giving me such dirty looks.
She saw the look of surprise on Nicky’s face.
The town had a very run-down look about it.
By the looks of him, he hadn’t had a bath for days.
I don’t like the look of him.
We need to take a look at the way we deal with orders.
You seem to be permanently stressed out – I think you should take a long hard look at your life.
Insurance companies are taking a fresh look at Singapore’s earthquake risks.
I’ve left my watch somewhere – I’d better have a look for it.
This is the American English definition of look. View British English definition of look.
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