Übersetzung von “look” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verblook /lʊk/
intransitive to turn your eyes to see

Look at that guy!
Regardez ce type !

I looked quickly over at Jim.
Il jeta un coup d'œil rapide à Jim.

If you look to the right, you'll see the city's first library.
Si vous regardez vers la droite, vous verrez la première bibliothèque de la ville.
intransitive =search; to try to find
regarder , chercher

He was looking for something in the drawer.
Il cherchait quelque chose dans le tiroir.

Have you looked under the bed?
As-tu regardé sous le lit ?

I'll look to see if I have her number.
Je vais regarder pour voir si j'ai son numéro.

people looking for work
les personnes qui cherchent du travail
to appear or seem to be
avoir l'air , sembler

You look sad.
Tu as l'air triste.

The watch looked expensive.
Cette montre semble chère.

It looks certain that the price will rise again.
Il semble certain que le prix va à nouveau augmenter.

The future looks good for business.
L'avenir à l'air bon pour les affaires.
look like
avoir l'air

It looks like it might rain.
On dirait qu'il va pleuvoir.

"What does she look like?" "Very tall with dark hair."
"De quoi a-t-elle l'air ?" "Très grande avec des cheveux foncés."
look as if/look as though

They looked as if they'd been drinking.
On aurait dit qu'ils avaient bu.
look (just/exactly) like
to have the same appearance as
ressembler exactement

She looks just like her sister.
Elle ressemblait trait pour trait à sa sœur.
intransitive to face a particular direction
être orienté/-ée vers

The building looks out over the lake.
L'immeuble donnait sur le lac.
spoken emphasizes a statement you make during a disagreement

Look, l just want to try to explain.
Ecoute, je veux juste essayer de t'expliquer.
look good/bad
to be considered acceptable/unacceptable by others
faire bon / mauvais effet

It'll look bad if you don't apologize.
Ça fera mauvais effet si tu ne t'excuses pas.
look sb in the eye/face
to say sth difficult or unpleasant directly to sb
dire qqch en face à qqn

I can't look her in the eye and tell her I lied.
Je ne peux pas lui dire en face que j'ai menti.
look the other way
to pretend not to notice sth bad or illegal
détourner les yeux

He paid no taxes, and the authorities looked the other way.
Il n'a pas payé d'impôts et les autorités ont détourné les yeux.
Look out!
spoken indicates a warning that there is danger
Attention !

"Look out!" she said grabbing his arm.
"Attention." dit-elle en aggripant mon bras.
look what/how
used to give evidence to support an argument

It won't work. Look what happened to John when he tried it.
Ça ne marchera pas. Regardez ce qui est arrivé à John quand il a essayé.

look after

verb phrasallook after [ ˈlʊk ˈæftər, ˈɑf- ]
to care for or take responsibility for
s'occuper de

I'm looking after her dogs while she's gone.
Je m'occupe de ses chiens pendant qu'elle est partie.

look ahead

verb phrasallook ahead [ ˈlʊk əˈhɛd ]
≠look back; to think about the future
regarder devant soi

economists looking ahead to the next decade
des économistes regardant vers la prochaine décade

look at

verb phrasallook at [ ˈlʊk ˌæt ]
to examine or consider carefully

You should get the doctor to look at that.
Tu devrais amener ton médecin à examiner ça.

We've looked at various ways to accomplish this.
Nous avons examiné diverses manières d'accomplir cela.

look back

verb phrasallook back [ ˈlʊk ˈbæk ]
≠look ahead; to think about the past
regarder en arrière

when I look back at how naive I was
quand je regarde en arrière, combien j'ai été naïf

look forward to

verb phrasallook forward to [ ˈlʊk ˈfɔrwərd ˌtu, tə ]
to feel excited about sth that is going to happen
attendre avec impatience

I'm really looking forward to seeing you again.
J'attends vraiment avec impatience de te revoir.

look into

verb phrasallook into [ ˈlʊk ˈɪntu, ˈɪntə ]
to try to find more information about

He asked his lawyer to look into the matter.
Il a demandé à son avocat d'étudier l'affaire.

look on

verb phrasallook on [ ˈlʊk ˈɒn, ˈɔn ]
to watch without being involved

The four-year-old sang as her grandparents looked on with pride.
La petite de quatre ans chantait tandis que ses grands-parents regardaient avec fierté.

look out for

verb phrasallook out for [ ˈlʊk ˈaʊt ˌfɔr ]
to pay attention closely in order to see or find

Police were looking out for two white men in leather jackets.
La police recherchait deux hommes blancs en vestes de cuir.
informal to help or take care of
s'occuper de

He's always looking out for his little sister.
Il s'occupe toujours de sa petite sœur.

look over

verb phrasallook over [ ˈlʊk ˈoʊvər ]
to read sth quickly, especially to find mistakes
jeter un coup d'œil

She asked a friend to look over her paper.
Elle a demandé à un ami de jeter un coup d'œil à son devoir.

look through

verb phrasallook through [ ˈlʊk ˈθru ]
to read sth quickly

a man looking through a newspaper
un homme parcourant un journal
to try to find sth amongst other things

I looked through all my cookbooks, trying to find that recipe.
J'ai regardé tous mes livres de cuisine, essayant de trouver cette recette.

look up

verb phrasallook up [ ˈlʊk ˈʌp ]
to search for a piece of information in a book or on the Internet

Look it up in a dictionary.
Cherche-le dans un dictionnaire.
(of a situation) to be improving

The situation with the stock markets is looking up.
La situation avec les marchés financiers s'améliore.

look up to

verb phrasallook up to [ ˈlʊk ˈʌp ˌtu, tə ]
to respect and admire sb

Be nice to him. He looks up to you.
Sois gentil avec lui. Il t'admire.


nounlook /lʊk/
countable an act of looking
regard masculine

Take a look at that sunset!
Regardez ce coucher de soleil.

a quick look at her sister
un regard rapide à sa sœur
countable the expression on sb's face or in their eyes
regard masculine , air masculine

She gave him a nasty look.
Elle lui a jeté un regard méchant.

I could see by the look on his face that he was excited.
Je voyais à son air qu'il était excité.

a look of terror
un regard de terreur
countable the appearance or style of sth
air masculine

The decor has a fifties look.
Le décor a un air des années cinquante.

I don't like the look of this guy.
Je n'aime pas l'air qu'a ce type.
looks (good looks)
plural sb's physical attractiveness
beauté feminine

his good looks and charm
sa beauté et son charme
countable singular a careful examination
examen masculine

The committee is taking a look at the problem.
Le comité examine le problème.
countable Brit singular an act of searching
coup masculine d'œil

Have a good look around your room.
Jetez un bon coup d'œil dans votre chambre.

(Übersetzung von “look” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /luk/

to turn the eyes in a certain direction so as to see, to find, to express etc

He looked out of the window
I’ve looked everywhere, but I can’t find him
He looked at me (angrily).

to seem

sembler, paraître
It looks as if it’s going to rain
She looks sad.

to face

donner sur
look-alike noun

a person who looks (exactly) like someone else; a double

the prince’s look-alike.

having a certain appearance

à l’air (…)
looks noun plural

(attractive) appearance

She lost her looks as she grew older
good looks.
looker-on noun

a person who is watching something happening; an onlooker.

looking-glass noun

a mirror.

lookout noun

a careful watch

(de) guet
a sharp lookout
(also adjective) a lookout post.

a place from which such a watch can be kept.

poste de guet

a person who has been given the job of watching

There was a shout from the lookout.

concern, responsibility

problème, affaire
If he catches you leaving early, that’s your lookout!
by the look(s) of

judging from the appearance of (someone or something) it seems likely or probable

à le/la voir, de toute apparence
By the looks of him, he won’t live much longer
It’s going to rain by the look of it.
look after

to attend to or take care of

avoir soin (de)
She gave up her job to look after the children.
look ahead

to consider what will happen in the future

penser à l’avenir
Let’s have a look ahead to tomorrow’s tennis final.
look down one’s nose at

to regard with contempt

regarder de haut
She looks down her nose at poor people.
look down on

to regard as inferior

She looks down on her husband’s relations.
look for

to search for

I’ve been looking for that book everywhere.
look forward to

to wait with pleasure for

attendre avec impatience
I am looking forward to seeing you / to the holidays.
look here!

give your attention to this

écoutez! dites donc!
Look here! Isn’t that what you wanted?
Look here, Mary, you’re being unfair!
look in on

to visit briefly

passer voir
I decided to look in on Paul and Carol on my way home.
look into

to inspect or investigate closely

The manager will look into your complaint.
look on

to watch something

être spectateur/-trice
No, I don’t want to play – I’d rather look on.

(with as) to think of or consider

I have lived with my aunt since I was a baby, and I look on her as my mother.
look out

(usually with for) to watch

She was looking out for him from the window.

to find by searching

chercher (et trouver)
I’ve looked out these books for you.
look out!

beware! take care!

Look out! There’s a car coming!
look over

to examine

We have been looking over the new house.
look through

to look at or study briefly

I’ve looked through your report.
look up

to improve

Things have been looking up lately.

to pay a visit to

aller voir
I looked up several old friends.

to search for in a book of reference

You should look the word up (in a dictionary).
look up to

to respect the conduct, opinions etc of

avoir du respect pour qqn
He has always looked up to his father.



a glance

There was a look of surprise on her face.


The house had a look of neglect.

(Übersetzung von “look” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)