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look /lʊk/ verb
look noun

زمانی که مدار مین نسبت به عامل انفجار حساسیت نشان می دهد ، نگاه کردن ، نگریستن ، دیدن ، چشم رابکاربردن ، قیافه ، بنظرامدن مراقب بودن ، وانمود کردن ، ظاهر شدن ، جستجو کردن ، علوم نظامی: زمان حساسیت مدار مین
- see, contemplate, examine, eye, gaze, glance, observe, scan, study, survey, view, watch
- seem, appear, look like, strike one as
- face, front, overlook
- hope, anticipate, await, expect, reckon on
- search, forage, hunt, seek
- view, examination, gaze, glance, glimpse, inspection, observation, peek, sight
- appearance, air, aspect, bearing, countenance, demeanour, expression, manner, semblance
Antonyms: despair (of)
Related Idioms: get a load of, take a gander at, strike one as
Related Words: attend, heed, tend, note, notice, observe, beware, spot, divine, forecast, foretell, display, express, indicate, manifest, gawk, glare, gloat, glower, peer, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, squint, cast, slant, eye, gander, look-see, regard, eyeful, gaze, stare, survey, mug, physiognomy, puss
English Thesaurus: expression, look, face, face a problem, face a difficulty, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. look1 S1 W1 /lʊk/ verb
[Language: Old English; Origin: locian]

1. SEE [intransitive] to turn your eyes towards something, so that you can see it:
We sneaked out while Jessie’s mom wasn’t looking.
If you look carefully you can see that the painting represents a human figure.
Gina covered her eyes, afraid to look.
look at
‘It’s time we left,’ Ian said, looking at his watch.
The men all turned to look at her as she entered the room.
look away/over/down etc
Dad looked up from his paper and smiled.
‘We can’t go out in this weather,’ said Bob, looking out of the window.

2. SEARCH [intransitive] to try to find something:
I looked everywhere but Jimmy was nowhere to be found.
look for
Could you help me look for my contact lens?
If you’re looking for a bargain, try the local market.
look in/under/between etc
Try looking under the bed.

3. SEEM [linking verb] to seem:
From the way things look at the moment, the Republicans are unlikely to win this election.
look good/bad etc
The future’s looking good.
it looks as if/as though/like (=it seems likely that)
It looks as if it might rain later.
It looks like they won’t be needing us any more.
You made me look really stupid in front of all my friends!

4. APPEARANCE [linking verb] to have a particular appearance:
How do I look?
look tired/happy/sad etc
You look tired. You should go to bed.
look as if/as though/like
He looked as if he hadn’t washed for a week.
What did the man look like?
My sister doesn’t look anything like me.look like a million dollars at million(4)

5. look daggers at somebody informal to look at someone with a very angry expression on your face

6. look somebody up and down to look at someone carefully from their head to their feet, as if you were forming an opinion about them

7. look somebody in the eye to look directly at someone when you are speaking to them, especially to show that you are not afraid of them or that you are telling the truth:
Owen didn’t dare look his father in the eye.

8. look down your nose at somebody/something to behave as if you think that someone or something is not good enough for you:
He looks down his nose at anyone foreign.

9. look the other way to ignore something bad that is happening and not try to stop it:
Prison guards looked the other way as the man was attacked by fellow prisoners.

10. look no further used to say that something you are offering is exactly what someone has been trying to find:
Want a quiet country retreat for your weekend break? Then look no further!

11. FACE A DIRECTION [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] if a building looks in a particular direction, it faces that direction:
The cabin looks east, so we get the morning sun.

12. look before you leap used to say that it is sensible to think about the possible dangers or difficulties of something before doing it

13. be looking to do something informal to be planning or expecting to do something:
We’re looking to buy a new car early next year.


14. look
a) used to tell someone to look at something that you think is interesting, surprising etc:
Look! There’s a fox!
b) used to get someone’s attention so that you can suggest something or tell them something:
Look. Why don’t you think about it and give me your answer tomorrow?
Look, I’ve had enough of this. I’m going home.

15. look out! used to warn someone that they are in danger Synonym : watch out:
Look out! There’s a car coming.

16. look at that! used to tell someone to look at something that you think is interesting, bad etc:
Look at that! What a horrible mess!

17. look who’s here! used when someone arrives unexpectedly:
Well, look who’s here! It’s Jill and Paul!

18. don’t look now used to say that you have seen someone but do not want them to know you have noticed them:
Oh no! Don’t look now but here comes Tony.

19. look what you’re doing/look where you’re going etc used to tell someone to be careful:
Look where you’re putting your feet! There’s mud all over the carpet!

20. look what you’ve done! used to angrily tell someone to look at the result of a mistake they have made or something bad they have done:
Look what you’ve done – my jacket’s ruined!

21. look here old-fashioned used to get someone’s attention in order to tell them something, especially when you are annoyed with them:
Look here, you can’t say things like that to me!

22. (I’m) just looking used when you are in a shop, to say that you are only looking at things, but do not intend to buy anything now:
‘Can I help you?’ ‘No, thanks. I’m just looking.’look kindly on somebody/something at kindly1(3)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. look2 S1 W1 noun

1. LOOK AT [countable usually singular] an act of looking at something
have/take a look (at somebody/something)
Let me have a look at that – I think it’s mine.
Take a good look at the photo and see if you recognize anyone in it.
I took one look at the coat and decided it wasn’t worth £50.
have/take a look around (also have/take a look round )British English (=look at all the things in a particular place)
I have a special interest in old houses. Do you mind if I take a look around?

2. EXPRESSION [countable] an expression that you make with your eyes or face
give somebody a look
Mike gave him such a severe look he didn’t dare argue.
Why has Jake been giving me dirty looks (=unfriendly looks) all morning?

3. CONSIDER [singular] an act of examining something and thinking about it
have/take a look (at somebody/something)
Have you had a chance to take a look at my proposal yet?
I asked the vet to have a quick look at the puppies as well.
It’s time to take a fresh look at the old problem of low pay.
This month, take a long hard look (=examine very carefully) at where your money is going.

4. SEARCH [singular] an attempt to find something:
I can’t find them anywhere. Have a look yourself.
She had a good look (=searched carefully) through the files.

5. APPEARANCE [countable usually singular] the appearance that someone or something has:
The area has a very seedy look to it.
Mr Flynn had a tired, ill look in his eyes.
not like the look of somebody/something (=think that something bad has happened or will happen because of something’s appearance)
We should turn back now. It’s getting dark and I don’t like the look of those rain clouds.

6. WAY SOMETHING SEEMS [countable] the way something seems to be:
The neighbours are back from holiday by the looks of it (=that is how it seems).
I don’t like the look of this new policy (=I do not like the way it seems).

7. BEAUTY looks [plural] physical attractiveness:
Fiona’s got everything – looks, money and youth.
You get your good looks from your mother.
When she lost her looks (=became less attractive) she found it difficult to get work.

8. FASHION [singular] a particular style in clothes, hair, furniture etc:
The hippy look is back again.

9. if looks could kill used to say that someone is looking at someone else in a very angry or unfriendly way

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. act of looking at/considering sth
ADJ. little | brief, cursory, quick | leisurely | careful, close Take a closer look at it.
furtive I had a furtive look in her bag when her back was turned.
overall We need to take an overall look at the situation.
nostalgic The book takes a nostalgic look at the golden age of the railway.
critical, hard, honest, radical, realistic, serious, uncompromising You should take a long, hard look at your reasons for wanting to join the army.
humorous, light-hearted The book takes a humorous look at parenthood.
fresh I think it's time to take a fresh look at our sales techniques.
VERB + LOOK have, take | get Did you get a look at his new car?
sneak, steal
PREP. ~ at I managed to steal a look at the exam paper.
~ in/into She couldn't resist a quick look in the mirror.
~ out of Have a look out of the window and see who's at the door.
~ through I had a brief look through the report before the meeting.
~ towards The book concludes with a look towards the future.
PHRASES without a backward look She walked out of the door without a backward look.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. exploring/looking for sth
ADJ. good | little, quick
VERB + LOOK have
PREP. ~ around/round We had a good look around the old town on glazed, unfocused, vacant | wild The man had a wild look in his eyes.
funny, odd, strange He gave me a funny look.
curious, meaningful, puzzled, quizzical, searching, speculative, thoughtful | knowing, shrewd | penetrating, piercing | earnest, intense, intent, steady | bold, challenging | smug, triumphant | mischievous, wicked | amused, wry | innocent | coy, shy | compassionate, loving | grateful | apologetic | appealing, despairing, desperate, frantic | hungry
VERB + LOOK have | cast (sb), dart (sb), give (sb), shoot (sb), throw (sb) | get I got a black look from Amy.
exchange They exchanged meaningful looks.
PREP. ~ from A withering look from his wife silenced him.
~ of He darted her a look of contempt.
PHRASES a … look in sb's eyes/on sb's face She had a puzzled look in her eyes. He opened the door with a scornful look on his face.
take that ( … ) look off your face Take that smug look off your face before I slap you!

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

IV. sb/sth's appearance
ADJ. overall the overall look of the house
professional Use high-quality paper to give your CV a more professional look.
VERB + LOOK have | like I didn't like the look of the salad so I didn't touch it.
PREP. by/from the ~ of sb/sth Joe isn't getting much sleep from the look of him. By the looks of the first day of our holiday.
~ for I had a look for websites on Egyptian music, but didn't find anything.it, someone's already staying in

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. expression on sb's face
ADJ. angry, black, dark, dirty, exasperated, fierce, furious, harsh, irritated, murderous, reproachful, savage, scathing, scornful, severe, sharp, withering She threw him a dirty look.
cold, cool, dry, frosty, steely | disgusted | pained | baleful, forbidding | glum, grim, hangdog | suspicious, wary | cautious | sideways | guilty, sheepish, shifty The guilty look on his face told us all we needed to know.
apprehensive, anxious, doubtful, worried They had worried looks on their faces.
sad | blank, dazed, distant, faraway, this room.
~ about He still had a youthful look about him.
~ of a fabric with the look of silk

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

V. looks: sb's attractiveness
ADJ. good | striking | classic He had classic good looks.
boyish, clean-cut, youthful | craggy
VERB + LOOK have | lose She's lost her looks.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

VI. fashion/style
ADJ. latest, new | casual | classic | sophisticated | individual
VERB + LOOK have | give sb/sth They've given the place a completely new look this year.
LOOK + VERB be/come back in (fashion), go out (of fashion) The classic look never goes out of fashion.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

I. turn your eyes in a particular direction
ADV. carefully, closely Look at the machine quite carefully before you buy it.
sharply She looked up at me sharply when I said that.
intently, searchingly | archly | enquiringly, questioningly, quizzically, speculatively | doubtfully, dubiously | expectantly | anxiously, apprehensively | enviously, longingly He looked longingly at the food on the table.
beseechingly, imploringly, pleadingly | reproachfully | disapprovingly | pityingly | reflectively | studiously He was looking studiously down to avoid meeting her eyes.
impassively | blankly, dumbly, uncomprehendingly, unseeingly | across, away, down, over, round, up She looked over to where the others were chatting.
VERB + LOOK turn to He turned to look as she came down the stairs.
let sb ‘It's beautiful!’ ‘Oh! Let me look!’
PREP. at What are you looking at?
towards She looked towards the door.
PHRASES look and see I'll look and see if I've got any sugar in the cupboard.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. seem/appear
VERB + LOOK make sb/sth You made me look a complete fool!
PREP. like an animal that looked like a large hedgehog
to It looks to me as if the company is in real trouble.
PHRASES look as if/as though

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: The report takes a close look on meat consumption.
GOOD: The report takes a close look at meat consumption.

Usage Note:
have/take a look at sth : 'They're going to take a look at a new house this evening.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

BAD: Someone should inspect the kitchen twice a week to look whether everything is nice and clean.
GOOD: Someone should inspect the kitchen twice a week to see whether everything is nice and clean.
BAD: Wait here and I'll look if I can find him for you.
GOOD: Wait here and I'll see if I can find him for you.

Usage Note:
see = find out (by checking): 'I'll go and see whether they have any rooms available.' 'While you're in the kitchen, can you see if the eggs are cooked?'
Compare: 'I looked to see whether it was still raining.'

BAD: The two younger children looked like tired.
GOOD: The two younger children looked tired.
BAD: The job was not as easy as it looked like.
GOOD: The job was not as easy as it looked.

Usage Note:
look like + noun phrase: 'She looks a bit like my sister.'
look + adjective (WITHOUT like ): 'The man looked very suspicious.' 'His wife looks much happier these day.'

BAD: Then I looked the person sitting next to her.
GOOD: Then I looked at the person sitting next to her.

Usage Note:
look at sb/sth : 'I looked at the clock to see what time it was.' 'What are you looking at?'

See HOW 2 (how)

See note at FEEL 4 (feel)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: dirty look

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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