Spanish translation of 'look at'
intransitive verb + prepositionSee also look
1. (= observe) mirar
to look hard at [person] observar detenidamente; [idea] estudiar cuidadosamente
just look at this mess! ¡mira qué desorden!
to look at him you would never think that ... por la apariencia nunca pensarías que ...
it isn’t much to look at, it’s nothing to look at no es muy bonito
look at how she does it fíjate cómo lo hace
2. (= consider)
[alternatives] considerar ⧫ examinar
it depends (on) how you look at it depende de cómo se enfoca la cuestión ⧫ depende del punto de vista de uno
whichever way you look at it se mire por donde se mire
3. (= check)
[patient, wound, heart] examinar
[engine, spelling] revisar
will you look at the engine? ¿podría revisar el motor?
I’ll look at it tomorrow lo miraré mañana
4. (= accept)
I wouldn’t even look at the job no aceptaría el puesto por nada del mundo
the landlady won’t look at students la patrona no aguanta los estudiantes
5. (informal) (= have in prospect)
you’re looking at a minimum of £200 calcula 200 libras como mínimo
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'look at' in Other Languages
British English: look at /lʊk æt/ VERB
If you look at a book, newspaper, or magazine, you read it fairly quickly or read part of it.
You've just got to look at the last bit of Act Three.
- American English: look at
- Arabic: يَنْظُرُ إِلَىَ
- Brazilian Portuguese: olhar para
- Chinese: 考虑 consider
- Croatian: prolistati
- Czech: prolétnout rychle přečíst
- Danish: se på
- Dutch: kijken naar
- European Spanish: mirar
- Finnish: katsoa
- French: regarder
- German: ansehen
- Greek: κοιτάζω
- Italian: guardare
- Japanese: ･･･をよく見る
- Korean: 고찰하다
- Norwegian: se på
- Polish: popatrzeć na
- European Portuguese: olhar
- Romanian: a se uita la
- Russian: взглянуть на
- Spanish: mirar
- Swedish: se på
- Thai: ดูที่
- Turkish: bakmak
- Ukrainian: переглядати
- Vietnamese: đọc sơ
Nearby words of 'look at'
Translation of look at from the Collins English to Spanish
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