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look in

informal
phrasal verb with look uk   us   /lʊk/ verb
to ​visit a ​person for a ​shorttime, usually when you are on ​your way ​somewhereelse: I ​thought I might ​look in onBob on my way to the ​shops. Can you ​look in on the ​kids before you go to ​bed?

look-innoun

uk   us   /ˈlʊk.ɪn/ UK informal
not get a look-in to not have a ​chance to do something or to ​succeed: There were so many ​childrenwanting a ​ride that John didn't get a look-in. Our ​opponents were so good - we didn't get a look-in.
(Definition of look in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “look in”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指顺便)拜访,看看…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指順便)拜訪,看看…
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