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English definition of “look at sth”

look at sth

verb uk phrasal verb with look   /lʊk/ us  

(THINK)

B2 to think about a subject carefully so that you can make a decision about it: Management is looking at ways of cutting costs.

(HAVE OPINION)

to consider something in a particular way: If I'd had children I might have looked at things differently.

(READ)

B2 to read something in order to check it or form an opinion about it: Can you look at my essay sometime?

(EXAMINE)

B2 If someone, usually an expert, looks at something, they examine it: Did you get the doctor to look at your knee?
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