Translation: from spanish

to look sb up and down

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  • look someone up and down — to look carefully at someone from their head to their feet as if you are trying to make a judgment about them The guard looked us up and down and then let us in …   English dictionary

  • look someone over — look (someone) over to examine someone very carefully. She looked him over, noticing his bruised face and dirty jacket. The old man remained silent for a moment while he continued to look John up and down …   New idioms dictionary

  • look over — look (someone) over to examine someone very carefully. She looked him over, noticing his bruised face and dirty jacket. The old man remained silent for a moment while he continued to look John up and down …   New idioms dictionary

  • look — look1 W1S1 [luk] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(see)¦ 2¦(search)¦ 3¦(seem)¦ 4¦(appearance)¦ 5 look daggers at somebody 6 look somebody up and down 7 look somebody in the eye 8 look down your nose at somebody/something 9 look the other way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • look — look1 [ luk ] verb *** ▸ 1 direct eyes at someone/something ▸ 2 search for someone/something ▸ 3 have an appearance ▸ 4 seem ▸ 5 for saying how likely ▸ 6 making someone pay attention ▸ 7 face a direction ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to direct… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • look — 1 /lUk/ verb 1 SEE (I) to turn your eyes towards something, so that you can see it: Sorry, I didn t see I wasn t looking. | If you look carefully you can see that the painting represents a naked man. (+ at): It s time we left, Ian said, looking… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • look */*/*/ — I UK [lʊk] / US verb Word forms look : present tense I/you/we/they look he/she/it looks present participle looking past tense looked past participle looked 1) [intransitive] to direct your eyes towards someone or something so that you can see… …   English dictionary

  • Look — (l[oo^]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Looked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Looking}.] [OE. loken, AS. l[=o]cian; akin to G. lugen, OHG. luog[=e]n.] 1. To direct the eyes for the purpose of seeing something; to direct the eyes toward an object; to observe with the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down feather — The down of birds is a layer of fine feathers found under the tougher exterior feathers. Very young birds are clad only in down. Powder down is a specialized type of down found only in a few groups of birds. Down is a fine thermal insulator and… …   Wikipedia

  • look — I [[t]l ʊk[/t]] USING YOUR EYES OR YOUR MIND ♦ looks, looking, looked (Please look at category 19 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB If you look in a particular direction, you direct your eyes… …   English dictionary

  • down — I [[t]da͟ʊn[/t]] PREPOSITION AND ADVERB USES ♦ (Down is often used with verbs of movement, such as fall and pull , and also in phrasal verbs such as bring down and calm down .) 1) PREP To go down something such as a slope or a pipe means to go… …   English dictionary


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