look sharp

idiom

informal
: to act quickly : to hurry
You'd better look sharp if you want to be ready on time.

Examples of look sharp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The seams look sharp and intact, and the pattern is in alignment. Sharon Brandwein, Southern Living, 7 Jan. 2024 Meanwhile, audiences are making their preferences known: Prestige TV is great, but viewers also want lighter options that look sharp and are designed with weekly viewing habits in mind. Nina Metz, The Mercury News, 4 Jan. 2024 The Gaels didn't look sharp early and missed five shots on one trip down the court in the opening minutes. Josh Dubow, USA TODAY, 21 Feb. 2024 Consider repurposing it as a cosmetics case or dopp kit that’ll look sharp on your vanity. Talia Ergas, Travel + Leisure, 28 July 2023 Plus, these khakis look sharp despite a relaxed fit and come at an affordable price point. Maverick Li, Men's Health, 13 July 2023 The new wheels look sharp when paired with the newly optional M Shadowline lighting package, which adds black inserts in the Z4’s headlamp assemblies. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 12 July 2023 The Lakers trailed for much of the second half, and Davis didn’t look sharp for much of Game 4 while struggling with an apparent hip injury that required a heating pad on the bench. Greg Beacham, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Apr. 2023 Every item sold here, from the Kente Gentlemen jackets to the Utilitario Mexicano mugs, has been thoughtfully picked to look sharp now and equally important, for years to come. Katie Chang, Travel + Leisure, 26 Mar. 2021

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“Look sharp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20sharp. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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