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look afterTo watch or protect; to keep safe.
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look atVisually.
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look backTo reminisce about a past time.
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look forTo search; to seek.
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look intoTo investigate, explore, or consider.
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look outTo look from within to the outside.
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look overTo scan-read and check for errors.
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look forwardTo anticipate or expect; especially, to expect something to be pleasant.
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look onTo watch; to observe.
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look toTo seek inspiration or advice from someone.
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look upTo look in an upwards manner.
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look upTo obtain information about something from a text source.
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look backTo look behind oneself.
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look daggersTo stare sharply at someone to indicate disapproval without actually speaking.
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look likeTo be similar in appearance to; resemble.
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look likeTo seem.
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look offTo mislead by directing one's apparent attention away from one's true object of intent.
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look offTo put off by one's facial expression.
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look outBe vigilant and aware.
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look outwarning
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look smarthurry up
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look upTo have a bright future.
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look-inA brief visit.
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look-inA chance to participate, compete, or succeed.
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look-inA quick glance.
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look-inA quick short pass to a receiver running diagonally toward the center of the field.
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take a lookTo examine or observe.
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look forward toTo anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure.
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look up toTo show respect or admiration for.
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have a look-seeTake a look.
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don't look at meA response indicating that one is not willing or able to perform a task.
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look before you leapDon't jump into something too precipitously; be at least a bit foresightful or circumspect.
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look the other wayTo ignore something wrong. Similar to connive.
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a cat can look at a kingAlternative form of a cat may look at a king.1982, A J Ayer,
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a cat may look at a kingEven a purported inferior has certain abilities, even in the presence of a purported superior
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look out for number oneTo act in one's own interests; to act in a manner advantageous primarily to oneself.
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look through rose-tinted glassesAlternative spelling of wear rose-colored glasses.
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look what the cat's dragged inUsed as an ironic acknowledgement of someone's arrival, especially to imply that they are unwelcome or disagreeable in some way.
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don't look a gift horse in the mouthDo not unappreciatively question a gift or handout too closely.
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never look a gift horse in the mouthAlternative form of don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."
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all that glitters is not goldThings that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so, things that look nice might not be as good as they look.
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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient
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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the polls
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gapers' blockA traffic jam resulting from motorists slowing to look at a motor vehicle collision or other roadside distraction.
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go overTo look at carefully; to scrutinize; to analyze.
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hold the phoneStop; wait; woah. What's this? Look at this!.
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if looks could killA phrase said upon catching sight of someone's giving you a particularly nasty look of discontent or disapproval.
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keep an eye outTo watch for, look for, or search for.
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keep an eye peeledTo look out attentively.
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