Definition of 'look up'
Example sentences containing 'look up'
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The squatting man, suddenly irritated, sat back to look up at her. MAN'S LOVING FAMILYThe producer didn't look up, seeming to pay inordinate attention to the signature he'd just written. THE SOUND OF MURDERHe had to lean far back to look up at Abraham Sinclair's rich house. MAN'S LOVING FAMILY
A change in the rhythm of his father's breathing made him look up. HE SHALL THUNDER IN THE SKY (2000)
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Translations for 'look up'
British English: look up /lʊk ʌp/ VERB
If you look up a piece of information, you find it out by looking in a book or list.
I looked your address up in your file.
- American English: look up
- Arabic: يَبْحَثُ عَنْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: consultar
- Chinese: 查寻
- Croatian: potražiti
- Czech: vyhledat
- 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
- European Portuguese: procurar
- Romanian: a căuta
- Russian: искать (в справочнике)
- Spanish: buscar
- Swedish: slå upp
- Thai: ค้นหาศัพท์หรือข้อมูล
- Turkish: bakmak sözlüğe/ansiklopediye
- Ukrainian: відшукувати
- Vietnamese: tra
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