look in on

phrasal verb

looked in on; looking in on; looks in on
: to make a brief social visit to (someone)
I plan to look in on some old friends when I'm in town.

Examples of look in on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Toronto Blue Jays — who began the day half of a game back of the Rangers for the third and final AL Wild Card spot — defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-1 on Tuesday night, meaning Texas will wake up Wednesday on the outside looking in on the postseason. Shawn McFarland, Dallas News, 6 Sep. 2023 In an interconference bout between two teams on the outside looking in on the MLS Cup playoffs, the Portland Timbers and New York City FC played to stalemate, 1-1, on Saturday night at Providence Park. oregonlive, 24 June 2023 Matthias looks in on an old girlfriend, Csilla (Judith State), now divorced and the manager of a local bakery, who reluctantly submits to his coarse advances. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, 27 Apr. 2023

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“Look in on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20in%20on. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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