look around


: to go through a place in order to see what is there : to explore a place
We arrived early at the theater and spent a few minutes looking around.
The kids looked around the shops while we unpacked.
: to search (for something)
I looked around for my keys but I couldn't find them anywhere.
He is looking around for a new car.

Examples of look around in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The library is fantastic and worth visiting to look around. Lisa Cericola, Southern Living, 20 May 2024 Nobody asked me, but Baltimoreans who complained week after week about squeegee crews might want to look around. Dan Rodricks, Baltimore Sun, 9 May 2024 For a chance to slow down and relax, or to meet some last-minute deadlines before business, look around to use all the amenities these lounges have to offer. Kara Peeler, Sunset Magazine, 9 May 2024 If direct flights to Paris are pricey, look around and see if routes to, say, Amsterdam are cheaper on those dates. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 May 2024 White teachers can look around their schools and understand. J.m. Banks, Kansas City Star, 1 May 2024 That is when people start to look around and figure out what happened to them and start to deal with the realities that were put in place by the impact of the attacks. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 19 Apr. 2024 Plan ahead, at least around the corner The final step of the three-part follow-up is to look around the corner at future tasks or projects. Bruce Tulgan, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 Take notice of your surroundings: When walking to, or getting in and out of your car, look around. Jasmine Hilton, Washington Post, 8 Mar. 2024

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“Look around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20around. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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