Phrasal Verbs with LOOK
Below we have a list of Phrasal verbs that begin with LOOK and then an explanation of each one with some examples.
- Look after
- Look away
- Look for
- Look into
- Look out
- Look through
- Look up
- Look up to
This is not a complete list. We will add more Phrasal Verbs with LOOK when we can.
Look after (someone or something)
1. = to take care of.
2. = to make sure that someone is safe and well.
- Make sure you look after yourself. I don't want you to be ill due to this weather.
- I have to look after my son tonight.
1. = to turn your eyes away from someone or something that you were looking at.
- The accident was so horrible that I had to look away.
- She looked away in embarrassment.
Look for (someone or something)
1. = to search for something or someone.
2. = to try and find something or someone
- Can you help me look for my brother, he was meant to be here 20 minutes ago.
- I am looking for my black shirt have you seen it?
Normally - Look into (something)
1. = to find out more about something in order to improve the situation.
2. = to investigate or examine.
- The manager promised to look into my complaint
- I will look into this matter and see what I can do about it.
1. = to be careful.
2. = to avoid imminent danger.
- Look out! An angry dog is coming your way.
- Look out! There is a broken bottle near your foot.
1. = to examine something, usually quickly.
- I must look through this report to establish the full story.
- I will look through my email to see if I can find your request.
1. = to search for information (usually in a book)
- I need to look that word up in the dictionary, I have never heard it before.
- I will look up your number when I get to Santiago.
Look up to
1. = to respect or admire someone.
- I really look up to my father.
- She will always look up to her father as he had such a positive effect on her youth.
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