Übersetzung von “look” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /lʊk/ us /lʊk/

A1 to turn your eyes in the direction of something or someone so that you can see it or them

Look at the picture on page two.
He was looking out of the window.

A1 to try to find someone or something

I’m looking for my keys.
I’ve looked everywhere but I can’t find my bag.
look nice, strange, etc.

A2 used to describe the appearance of a person or thing

estar/quedar bien, raro, etc.
Her dress looks really nice.
You look tired.
look like someone/something

B1 used to say that the appearance of a person or thing is similar to the appearance of another person or thing

parecerse a alguien/algo
You look like your sister.
He looks like a friendly person.
it looks like; it looks as if

B1 used to say that something will probably happen

parece que
It looks as if he isn’t coming.
look as if/as though

used to describe the appearance of a person or thing

parecer que
She looked as if she was going to cry.

something you say when you are annoyed and you want people to listen to you

¡vamos a ver!
Look! I’ve had enough of your complaining.

to face a particular direction

dar, estar orientado a
The garden looks south.
noun uk /lʊk/ us /lʊk/

B1 an act of looking at someone or something

mirada, vistazo
Take a look at this website.
You took some new pictures – can I have a look?
have a look (for something)

B1 to try to find something

buscar (algo)
I’ve had a look in the drawer but I can’t find your passport.
I had another look for the watch, but couldn’t find it.

an expression on someone’s face

aspecto, mirada
She had a worried look on her face.
someone’s looks [ plural ]

a person’s appearance, especially how attractive he or she is

el aspecto de alguien
I liked his looks.
the look of someone/something

the appearance of someone or something

la pinta de alguien/algo
They liked the look of the hotel, but it was too expensive.

(Übersetzung von “look” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


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

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

to face

dar a
look-alike noun

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

the prince’s look-alike.

having a certain appearance

de aspecto
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; onlooker

espectador, observador
looking-glass noun

(old-fashioned) a mirror.

lookout noun

a careful watch

observación, vigilancia
Keep a sharp lookout for Jim

a place from which such a watch can be kept.


a person who has been given the job of watching

vigilante, centinela
There was a shout from the lookout.

concern, responsibility

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

por lo visto
By the looks of him, he won’t live much longer
It’s going to rain by the look of it.
look after phrasal verb

to attend to or take care of

cuidar, ocuparse de
She gave up her job to look after the children.
look ahead phrasal verb

to consider what will happen in the future

mirar hacia adelante, mirar el futuro
Let’s have a look ahead to tomorrow’s tennis final.
look down one’s nose at

to regard with contempt

mirar a alguien mal
She looks down her nose at poor people.
look down on phrasal verb

to regard as inferior

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

to search for

buscar algo
I’ve been looking for that book everywhere.
look forward to phrasal verb

to wait with pleasure for

esperar con interés
I am looking forward to seeing you / to the holidays.
look here!

give your attention to this

Look here! Isn’t that what you wanted?
Look here, Mary, you’re being unfair!
look in on phrasal verb

to visit briefly

I decided to look in on Paul and Carol on my way home.
look into phrasal verb

to inspect or investigate closely

The manager will look into your complaint.
look on phrasal verb

to watch something

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 phrasal verb

(usually with for) to watch

observar, fijarse
She was looking out for him from the window.

to find by searching

I’ve looked out these books for you.
look out! phrasal verb

beware! take care!

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

to examine

examinar, echar una ojeada
We have been looking over the new house.
look through phrasal verb

to look at or study briefly

I’ve looked through your report.
look up phrasal verb

to improve

Things have been looking up lately.

to pay a visit to

visitar, ir a ver
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 phrasal verb

to respect the conduct, opinions etc of

He has always looked up to his father.

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