look through

phrasal verb
looked through; looking through; looks through

Definition of look through

1 : to read or briefly examine some of the pages of (a book, magazine, etc.) She was looking through a magazine as she waited in the doctor's office.
2 : to look at the different parts of (a collection or group of things) I looked through all his letters.
3 : to place one's eyes so as to see through (something) look through a telescope
4 : to pretend not to see or recognize (someone) in a rude or unfriendly way We used to be best friends but when she passed me on the street yesterday she looked (right/straight) through me without even saying hello!

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“Look through.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20through. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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