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Translation of "look" - English-Spanish dictionary

look

verb /luk/
to turn the eyes in a certain direction so as to see, to find, to express etc mirar He looked out of the window I’ve looked everywhere, but I can’t find him He looked at me (angrily). to seem parecer It looks as if it’s going to rain She looks sad. to face dar a The house looks west. look-alike noun a person who looks (exactly) like someone else; a double doble the prince’s look-alike. -looking having a certain appearance de aspecto good-looking strange-looking. looks noun plural (attractive) appearance atractivos 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. espejo lookout noun a careful watch observación, vigilancia Keep a sharp lookout for Jim a place from which such a watch can be kept. atalaya a person who has been given the job of watching vigilante, centinela There was a shout from the lookout. concern, responsibility asunto 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 despreciar 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 ¡mira! Look here! Isn’t that what you wanted? Look here, Mary, you’re being unfair! look in on phrasal verb to visit briefly visitar I decided to look in on Paul and Carol on my way home. look into phrasal verb to inspect or investigate closely investigar The manager will look into your complaint. look on phrasal verb to watch something mirar No, I don’t want to play – I’d rather look on. (with as) to think of or consider considerar 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 buscar I’ve looked out these books for you. look out! phrasal verb beware! take care! ¡cuidado! 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 revisar I’ve looked through your report. look up phrasal verb to improve mejorar 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 buscar You should look the word up (in a dictionary). look up to phrasal verb to respect the conduct, opinions etc of respetar He has always looked up to his father.
(Definition of look from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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