Definition Look around

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Definition

to look around (for someone or something): to look, to search (for someone or something)
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I looked around for my keys, but I couldn't find them! I searched the whole house but I can't find them anywhere.

Let's look around: Let's see the things there are to do here
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To look around can also mean "to visit":

I spent the morning looking around all the museums in Paris. I visited most of them in one morning!

Examples

  • "Bob : Okay Polly, I'll look around the office."
  • "Icarus : Oh I just thought I'd have a look around, you know, count some perfume bottles, that sort of thing."
  • "I thought your building looked interesting, so I decided to have a look around."
  • "Look around you!"
  • "Bruno : Ma'am, would you mind if I looked around your house for a little while?"
  • "In the meantime, I'm going to have a look around."

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