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Looking closely you could see traces of grey 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.
I don’t know where the keys are. I’ve looked everywhere.
I spent most of the morning looking for my passport.
The burglar had looked through all the cupboards and drawers.
The room looked a complete mess.
He looked about twenty.
‘What does your brother look like?’ ‘He’s tall and thin, with brown hair.’
He looked very funny in his hat.
An important-looking letter arrived for Dave.
Brian looked as if he was going to cry.
John thinks that success is being rich, but I don’t look at it like that.
He looks certain to win the competition.
It looks like Bill will be able to come too.
Arsenal never looked like winning the game.
Look! There’s John!
Look, why don’t we meet up for a drink and talk about it then?
He strolled towards the huge windows that looked south across London.
My room looked out over the lake.
Don’t look now, but that man standing by the desk is Emma’s new boyfriend.
Do you think it will look bad if I don’t go and see him?
Things aren’t looking too good for him at the moment.
Look here, we are not the ones to blame for this situation.
Can you look me in the eye and say that you really love him?
We’re looking to expand the business.
The guard looked us up and down and then let us in.
Look what you’re doing! You nearly knocked the lamp off the table.
Look what you’ve done! The chair’s ruined now.
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