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  • v. To examine, to observe

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. look at with attention


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  • "Come here, Ethel Rawdon," she said, "and let me have a look at you."

    The Man Between: An International Romance

  • When you step out in your “driving mocs,” you too can instantly have a look that says elegant versus plain old exhausted.

    The Style Checklist

  • In fact, whatever it may be that you hold over young Groome and were trying to use in an attempt to force him to let you have a look at a confidential Government report concerning the orders which certain aircraft firms are likely to receive in the next six months.

    The Return of Mr Campion

  • So, from my point of view as an incoming Minister it's been great pleasure to come to Perth to have a look at the Western Force training this morning and to be able to transmit important messages back to the Crusaders prior to Friday.

    Joint Media Conference, with New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully ��� Perth, 21 January 2009 - Transcript - The Hon Stephen Smith MP, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs

  • "— I thought maybe you could go along and have a look into the Arden — that's Honeycutt's hotel — and have a word with him or find out where the hell he is —"

    the dirty duck

  • Krap: I turned it over in my head for a bit; the hands were away at their breakfast, so I found an opportunity to have a look around the boat, both outside and in, without anyone seeing me.

    Pillars of Society

  • … For a long time nobody had heard the slightest noise coming from the house of the Three Widows … So people started talking … The mayor of Avrainville decided to have a look … He found them dead, all three of them, dead for at least ten days!

    Maigret at the Crossroads

  • I visited the cities where he was living, when he was still an ambassador, and I arranged things with Jaquette so as to have a look inside all his successive houses.

    Maigret in Society

  • Waterloo, too, he must see Waterloo, and Stirling Castle, and look up his relatives in Wales - oh, he'd visited England before, as a lad, and sneaked in to have a look at old King William at Windsor, ha-ha!

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • I'd not had time to have a look at it, but it looked a good early nineteeth-century French occasional table.

    The Vatican Rip


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