Look up

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Definition

to look up (a name, some information) : to search for, to try and find, to seek (a name, some information)
idiom
I didn't have any information about Napoleon, so I looked him up at the library and found a lot of info.

to look up to (one's sister): to respect, to admire, to cherish, to aspire to be like (one's sister)
verb

to look up: to look towards the sky, to see upwards, to point one's eyes up
verb

Examples

  • "Hannah : Ok, look up "Geek"."
  • "I remind you that the previous cleaner you sent us was caught stealing the office plants, the one before her was discovered hiding under the desk of our marketing director, trying to look up her skirt, and the gentleman before that had to be brought down from the roof by the police."

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