Phrasal Verbs – LOOK, Definitions and Example Sentences
to think about future
The past is past. Let us look ahead.
to think about past
When I look back I can see where we went wrong.
to take care of sb/sth
He’s not competent to look after young children.
to visit a place and look at the things in it
I will spend all day looking round the city.
to watch sth happen without taking part in it
Look on the bright side –no one was badly hurt.
Look forward to
something that is going to happen
He had worked hard and was looking forward to his retirement.
to pay a short visit
You’ll look in and say hello when you have time.
You must look for hotels elsewhere.
to warn sb for danger
Look out, he’s got a gun!
to examine or to read quickly
He looked through his notes before the lecture.