look around

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Definition of look around

1 : 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.
2 : 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.

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