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look at sth

phrasal verb with look uk   us   /lʊk/ verb
  • (THINK)

B2 to ​think about a ​subjectcarefully so that you can make a ​decision about it: Management is ​looking at ​ways of ​cuttingcosts.

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  • (HAVE OPINION)

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

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  • (READ)

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

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  • (EXAMINE)

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

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look at sth

phrasal verb with look uk   us   /lʊk/ verb [I]
to ​think about something carefully so that you can make a decision about it: Management is looking at ways of ​cuttingcosts.
(Definition of look at sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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