look on for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD or look upon
If you look on or look upon someone or something in a particular way, you think of them in that way. [VP n + as] ⇒ A lot of people looked on him as a healer. [VP n prep/adv] ⇒ A lot of people look on it like that. [VP n] ⇒ Employers look favourably on applicants who have work experience.
You were staring at the marina with a sad look on your face.St. James, Ian FINAL RESORTGrahamsat down on the nearest banquette, a puzzled look on his face.MacNeill, Alistair ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH'Everyone preferred to be glad for her; everyone wanted to look on the bright side.Gee, Maggie LOST CHILDRENOnce she saw the grim look on her friend's face, she expected the worst.Phillip Margolin TIES THAT BIND