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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theylook in
he/she/itlooks in
present participlelooking in
past tenselooked in
past participlelooked in
  1. to visit someone for a short time on your way to another place, especially if they are ill or may need help
    look in on:

    Can you look in on Eileen and see if she needs anything from the supermarket?

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sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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