Идиомы и фразеологизмы английского со словом look. Страница три

Фразеологизмы со словом look. Страница три

look down one's nose at
To think of as worthless; feel scorn for.
The banker's wife has beautiful china cups, and she looked down her nose at the plastic cups that Mrs. Brown used.
Harry has never had to work, and he looks down his nose at people in business.
Jerry was the athlete who looked down his nose at the weak student.
look for
To think likely; expect.
We look for John to arrive any day now.
The frost killed many oranges, and housewives can look for an increase in their price.
Bob wouldn't go for a ride with the boys because he was looking for a phone call from Julie.
To try to find; search for; hunt.
Fred spent all day looking for a job.
Mary and Joe looked for the Smiths at the play.
He's spent over an hour looking for the pen that he lost.
So there you are! We've looked all over for you.
To do things that cause (your own trouble); make (trouble) for yourself; provoke.
Joe often gets into fights because he is always looking for trouble.
If you say the opposite of everything that others say, you are looking for a quarrel.
look forward to
To expect. To expect or anticipate with hope or pleasure.
This idiom can be followed by a regular noun or a gerund.
At breakfast, John looked forward to a difficult day.
Frank was looking forward to that evening's date.
We’re greatly looking forward to our vacation in Mexico.
Margaret never looks forward to going to work.
look good on paper
Хорошо смотреться на бумаге, в теории.
Your project looks good on paper, but I am afraid in practice it will be good for nothing.
Твой проект хорошо выглядит на бумаге, но боюсь, что на практике из него ничего не выйдет.
look high and low for
To look everywhere; search all over.
Everyone has been looking high and low for the lost key but no one could find it.
look in on
To go to see; make a short visit with; make a call on.
On his way downtown, Jim looked in on his aunt.
The doctor looked in on Mary each day when he went by.
look in the eye
look in the face
To meet with a steady look; to face bravely or without shame.
Mary looked the gangster in the eye, and he turned away without hurting her.
John had looked death in the face many times.
We often believe a person who looks us in the eye, but it does not prove he is truthful.
U promised Harry to write to him while I was on vacation, and if I don't do it, I won't be able to look him in the eye.
look into
check into
To find out the facts about; examine; study; inspect; to investigate; to examine carefully.
The mayor felt he should look into the decrease of income from parking meters.
Mr. Jones said he was looking into the possibility of buying a house.
The police are looking into the matter of the stolen computers.
The congressional committee will check into the financial dealings of the government contractor.