Phrasal Verbs With LOOK

Phrasal Verbs With LOOK

In this post, you can find;

  • look phrasal verbs,
  • look phrasal verbs’ meanings,
  • using look phrasal verbs in a sentence.


Look Phrasal Verbs – Using, Definitions and Examples;

  • Look ahead, 
  • Look forward to,
  • Look round,
  • Look around,
  • Look after,
  • Look to,
  • Look through,
  • Look back,
  • Look up,
  • Look for,
  • Look in,
  • Look into,
  • Look on,
  • Look out.

Follow the list for look phrasal verbs – definitions and examples;

  • Look after sb/sth

Meaning; to watch or take care of someone or something

Example; I look after my friend’s fish when she is away.

  • Look ahead

Meaning; to think about what may happen in the future

Example; They need to look ahead to make a decision for their company.

  • Look round/around somewhere/sth

Meaning; to visit a place and look at the things in it.

Example; I will spend all day looking around the city.

  • Look at sth

Meaning; to think about a subject carefully

Example; We are looking at the various possibilities.

  • Look back

Meaning; to think about something that happened in the past

Example; When I look back, I’m filled with happiness.

  • Look down on sb

Meaning; to regard oneself as superior to somebody

Example; He looks down on her because he has a good job.

  • Look forward to sth

Meaning; to anticipate something with pleasure

Example; She is looking forward to visiting her family this weekend.

  • Look for 

Meaning; to search for someone or something, to seek

Example; I am looking for Susan. Have you seen her?

  • Look in ( on sb/sth )

Meaning; to check briefly on someone or something 

Example; I can look in on the child before I go to the bed.

  • Look into sth

Meaning; to try to discover the facts about something such as a problem or an issue.

Example; The president has promised to look into the case.

  • Look on

Meaning; to watch what is happening without participating.

Example; The mother cat is just looking on while the kittens are playing each other.

  • Look on/upon sb/sth as sth

Meaning; to consider or think of someone or something as something

Example; I look on her as a daughter.

  • Look out

Meaning; to watch what is happening and be careful, take care

Example; If you don’t look out, you can fall on the ice.

  • Look over

Meaning; to examine something quickly

Example; We will look over these figures for you.

  • Look through

Meaning; to read something quickly

Example; I have looked through the book but I have had no chance to read it completely.

  • Look to

Meaning; to expect someone or something to supply something

Example; The child looked to his parents for help.

  • Look up

Meaning; to become better

Example; My financial situation is looking up at last.