look\ about


look\ about
1. I
let me look about дайте осмотреться
2. II
look about for some time l et me look about first дайте мне сперва оглядеться; if a person looks about a bit, he will find that... если человек немного осмотрится, он поймет, что...
3. XVI
look about for smb., smth. look about for friends (for a publisher, for help, for a house, for a post, for one's hat, etc.) осматриваться в поисках друзей и т. д.; the last time I saw him he was looking about for something to do когда я его видел в последний раз, он подыскивал себе занятие

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • look about — (BE) see look around * * * [ lʊkə baʊt] (BE) see look around …   Combinatory dictionary

  • look about — stare around, look around intently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • look about for — index canvass Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • look about one — index beware Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • To look about — Look Look (l[oo^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Looked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Looking}.] [OE. loken, AS. l[=o]cian; akin to G. lugen, OHG. luog[=e]n.] 1. To direct the eyes for the purpose of seeing something; to direct the eyes toward an object; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To look about one — Look Look (l[oo^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Looked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Looking}.] [OE. loken, AS. l[=o]cian; akin to G. lugen, OHG. luog[=e]n.] 1. To direct the eyes for the purpose of seeing something; to direct the eyes toward an object; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Look — (l[oo^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Looked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Looking}.] [OE. loken, AS. l[=o]cian; akin to G. lugen, OHG. luog[=e]n.] 1. To direct the eyes for the purpose of seeing something; to direct the eyes toward an object; to observe with the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • about, around, round — About is a commonly used word with several meanings and shades of meaning, most of which develop the idea of circling, on every side, or here and there (walk about, look about). It has also the meanings of nearly or approximately (about 100… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • About — A*bout , prep. [OE. aboute, abouten, abuten; AS. [=a]butan, onbutan; on + butan, which is from be by + utan outward, from ut out. See {But}, {Out}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Around; all round; on every side of. Look about you. Shak. Bind them about thy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • About — A*bout , adv. 1. On all sides; around. [1913 Webster] Tis time to look about. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across. [1913 Webster] 3. Here and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • look — look1 [ luk ] verb *** ▸ 1 direct eyes at someone/something ▸ 2 search for someone/something ▸ 3 have an appearance ▸ 4 seem ▸ 5 for saying how likely ▸ 6 making someone pay attention ▸ 7 face a direction ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to direct… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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