second glance


: attention or notice paid to something
He passed her by without (giving her) a second glance.

Examples of second glance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Much like their previous collaborations with Disney and Star Wars, the application of Haring's works range from instantly recognizable graphics to more subtle, small-scale designs that require a second glance to identify the famous figures. Hannah Chubb, Peoplemag, 1 Mar. 2024 Purnell stars as Rhiannon Lewis, who doesn’t make much of an impression – people walk past her in the street without a second glance. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 29 Nov. 2023 Then there are the aspects of her life that seem glamorous but are, on second glance, painful: She is accompanied by a security guard for her safety. Jenny Singer, Glamour, 16 Oct. 2023 The Best Tech Amazon Prime Day Deals From new home security upgrades to game-changing sunrise lamps, Amazon's tech deals are also worth a second glance. Wendy Vazquez, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Oct. 2023 Two of the planes Airbus has shown in artist renditions would barely get a second glance at today’s airports. IEEE Spectrum, 12 Oct. 2020 Just three months earlier, Shepherd would have strolled right past the parasitic weed without giving it a second glance. Sanjana Ganguly-Fitzgerald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 July 2023 Catnip and catmint can appeal equally to some felines, while others seem to prefer catnip and will pass by catmint without a second glance. Megan Hughes, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 June 2023 Don’t perpetuate myths about autism Edwards recommends neurotypical people support the neurodiverse community by staying up to date on current research and taking a second glance before sharing something that furthers stereotypes about autistic people. Clare Mulroy, USA TODAY, 4 Apr. 2023

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“Second glance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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