"Look" là từ vựng rất phổ biến trong tiếng Anh, nhưng các bạn đã biết những cụm động từ đi với look được sử dụng như nào chưa? Để giúp các bạn đang ôn thi IELTS có thêm kiến thức bổ trợ về ngữ pháp, giúp bạn làm tốt phần thi Writing và speaking.
1. Look after
To take care of someone or something
Example: I need to find someone who can look after my dogs this weekend while I’m on holiday.
2. Look ahead
To think about and plan the future
Example: Let’s look ahead to next month’s projected sales figures.
3. Look around/round
Visit a place and see what is there
Example: Do you want to have a look around/round town this afternoon?
4. Look at
- To consider or examine something, usually before making a decision
Example: We will have to look at all the proposals before coming to any decision.
- To read something quickly
Example: Can you have a look at the notes I gave you last week?
- To confront or face something
Example: He is looking at a large fine if he doesn’t comply with the court order.
5. Look back
- To think about something in the past
Example: When I look back on my childhood, I realise how lucky I was to not have any responsibilities.
6. Look down on
- To consider someone inferior; to believe that you are better than someone else
Example: I hate the way that our boss looks down on us; she treats us as if we are less important than her.
7. Look for
- Try to find or search for someone or something
Example: Can you help me look for my keys? I seem to have mislaid them.
8. Look forward to
- To be excited about something that will happen in the future
Example: I am really looking forward to Christmas this year, as my family are coming to visit.
9. Look in on
- To visit someone for a short time
Example: Look in on your grandmother on your way home to make sure she has everything she needs.
10. Look into
- To investigate or find out more about something
Example: I don’t have that information to hand but I will look into it and get back to you.
11. Look on
- To watch an event or an activity without taking part in it or getting involved
Example: I looked on as my friends danced around the room.
12. Look out
- Warning someone to be careful or to be vigilant
Example: Look out! There is broken glass on the floor!
13. Look out for something or someone
- Be vigilant; try to notice something or keep an eye out for something or someone in particular
Example: Look out for hummingbirds in the garden, they are often seen here.
14. Look out for someone
- Take care of someone, protect them and make sure they are alright
Example: I have always looked out for my little sister.
15. Look over
- Check or revise something, usually quickly
Example: Can you look over my thesis and tell me what you think I need to improve?
16. Look to
- To rely on someone or something for help or advice
Example: We have always looked to our mother for guidance.
17. Look through
- Examine or read something, usually briefly
Example: Can you have a look through this report before I hand it to the boss please?
18. Look something up
- To search for information
Example: We can look up the restaurant’s address on the internet.
19. Look someone up
- Go to visit someone; find an old friend
Example: Look me up if you are ever in Ireland!
20. Look up to someone
- To admire or respect someone
Example: I have always looked up to my father.
21. Look upon/on someone or something
- To consider or regard someone or something in a particular way
Example: I have always looked upon/on my mother as a friend.
22. Look away
- To turn your eyes away from someone or something that gives a bad feeling such as fear, shame, pain, disgust or embarrassment.
Example: I looked away as the doctor peeled the bandage off my arm.
23. To be looking up
- Getting better or improving
Example:Our financial situation finally seems to be looking up.
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