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Most common English words: told « both « having « #199: look » heard » night » mind

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Old English [[locian#Patrono:And|lōcian]], from Proto-Germanic *lōkōjanan (cf. Patrono:Fy loaitsje, Middle Dutch loeken, German dialect lugen 'to look out'), from Proto-Indo-European *lak- (cf. Patrono:Cy llygat 'eye', Tocharian AB läk 'to see', Sanskrit लक्षति (lakṣati) 'he sees, perceives').

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to Look

Third person singular
Looks

Simple past
Looked

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Looked

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Looking

to Look (third-person singular simple present Looks, present participle Looking, simple past and past participle Looked)
  1. (intransitive, often, with "at") To try to see, to pay attention to with one’s eyes.
    Look at my new car!
    Don’t look in the closet.
  2. To appear, to seem.
    It looks as if it’s going to rain soon.
  3. (copulative) To give an appearance of being.
    That painting looks nice.
  4. (intransitive, often, with "for") To search for, to try to find.
  5. To face or present a view.
    The hotel looks over the valleys of the HinduKush.
  6. To expect or anticipate.
    I look to each hour for my lover’s arrival.
  7. (transitive) To express or manifest by a look.
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 2, ch. 6, Monk Samson
      Once, slipping the money clandestinely, just in the act of taking leave, he slipt it not into her hand but on the floor, and another had it; whereupon the poor Monk, coming to know it, looked mere despair for some days […]
  8. (transitive, often, with "to") To make sure of, to see to.
    • 1898, Homer, Samuel Butler (translator), The Odyssey,
      "Look to it yourself, father," answered Telemachus, "for they say you are the wisest counsellor in the world, and that there is no other mortal man who can compare with you. ...

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Look

Plural
Looks

Look (plural Looks)
  1. The action of looking, an attempt to see.
    Let’s have a look under the hood of the car.
  2. (often plural) Physical appearance, visual impression.
    She got her mother’s looks.
    I don’t like the look of the new design.
  3. A facial expression.
    He gave me a dirty look.
    If looks could kill...

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Look m.

  1. garlic

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From English look

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Look m. (plural Looks)

  1. style; appearance; loo
    Je trouve que son nouveau look ne lui va pas du tout. - I think his new look doesn't suit him at all

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