look at sth Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “look at sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

look at sth

phrasal verb with look     /lʊk/ verb
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.Thinking and contemplatingAnalysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
READ B2 to read something: Can you look at my essay sometime?Reading
EXPERT B2 If an expert looks at something, they examine it: Did you get the doctor to look at your knee?Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
OPINION to consider something in a particular way: If I'd been a mother I might have looked at things differently.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
(Definition of look at sth from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “look at sth”

Word of the Day

drum

a musical instrument, especially one made from a skin stretched over the end of a hollow tube or bowl, played by hitting with the hand or a stick

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More