Translation of "look" - English-Japanese dictionary


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

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

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

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

used to describe the appearance of a person or thing

(人)が~しそうだ, ~であるかのような
She looked as if she was going to cry.

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

Look! I’ve had enough of your complaining.

to face a particular direction

The garden looks south.
noun uk /lʊk/ us /lʊk/

B1 an act of looking at someone or something

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

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

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

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

I liked his looks.
the look of someone/something

the appearance of someone or something

They liked the look of the hotel, but it was too expensive.

(Translation of “look” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)