French translation of look up
- (= glance upwards)
lever les yeux
⇒ He looked up from his newspaper.
Il leva les yeux de son journal.
- (= improve) [situation]
⇒ Things are looking up for us.
Ça va mieux pour nous.
separable transitive verb
⇒ If you don't know a word, look it up in the dictionary.
Si vous ne connaissez pas un mot, cherchez-le dans le dictionnaire.
Example Sentences Including 'look up'
The squatting man, suddenly irritated, sat back to look up at her.Man's Loving Family
The producer didn't look up , seeming to pay inordinate attention to the signature he'd just written.The Sound of Murder
He had to lean far back to look up at Abraham Sinclair's rich house.Man's Loving Family
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'look up' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَبْحَثُ عَنْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: consultar
- Chinese: 查寻
- Croatian: potražiti
- Czech: vyhledat vyhledávat
- Danish: slå op i bog
- Dutch: opzoeken
- European Spanish: consultar
- Finnish: tarkistaa
- French: chercher
- German: hinaufblicken
- Greek: αναζητώ
- Italian: cercare
- Japanese: 調べる
- Korean: 찾아보다
- Norwegian: se opp
- Polish: podnieść oczy podnosić oczy
- Portuguese: procurar
- Romanian: a căuta
- Russian: искать (в справочнике)
- Spanish: buscar
- Swedish: slå upp
- Thai: ค้นหาศัพท์หรือข้อมูล
- Turkish: bakmak sözlüğe/ansiklopediye
- Ukrainian: відшукувати відшукати
- Vietnamese: tra
Translation of look up from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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