stare at (someone)

phrasal verb
stared at (someone); staring at (someone); stares at (someone)

Definition of stare at (someone)

: to look steadily at (someone) We just sat and stared at each other. often used figuratively for something that should be apparent The solution was staring right at me but I didn't see it.

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“Stare at (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stare%20at%20%28someone%29. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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