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To limber up
To line bees
To line up
To list a stock
To listen after
To live at rack and manger
To live down
To live from hand to mouth
To live on one's capital
To live out
To live with
To lob a ball
To lock into
To lodge an information
To look a gift horse in the mouth
To look about one
To look after
To look at
To look black
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To look down on
To look for
To look forth
To look in the face
To look into
To look on
To look or speak
To look out
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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Look that ye bind them fast. --Shak. Look if it be my daughter. --Talfourd. 6. To show one's self in looking, as by leaning out of a window; as, look out of the window while I speak to you. Sometimes used figuratively. My toes look through the overleather. --Shak. 7. To await the appearance of anything; to expect; to anticipate. Looking each hour into death's mouth to fall. --Spenser. To look about, to look on all sides, or in different directions. To look about one, to be on the watch; to be vigilant; to be circumspect or guarded. To look after. (a) To attend to; to take care of; as, to look after children. (b) To expect; to be in a state of expectation. Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth. --Luke xxi. 26. (c) To seek; to search. My subject does not oblige me to look after the water, or point forth the place where to it is now retreated. --Woodward. To look at, to direct the eyes toward so that one sees, or as if to see; as, to look at a star; hence, to observe, examine, consider; as, to look at a matter without prejudice. To look black, to frown; to scowl; to have a threatening appearance. The bishops thereat repined, and looked black. --Holinshed. To look down on or upon, to treat with indifference or contempt; to regard as an inferior; to despise. To look for. (a) To expect; as, to look for news by the arrival of a ship. ``Look now for no enchanting voice.'' --Milton. (b) To seek for; to search for; as, to look for lost money, or lost cattle. To look forth. (a) To look out of something, as from a window. (b) To threaten to come out. --Jer. vi. 1. (Rev. Ver.). To look into, to inspect closely; to observe narrowly; to examine; as, to look into the works of nature; to look into one's conduct or affairs. To look on. (a) To regard; to esteem. Her friends would look on her the worse. --Prior. (b) To consider; to view; to conceive of; to think of. I looked on Virgil as a succinct, majestic writer. --Dryden. (c) To be a mere spectator. I'll be a candleholder, and look on. --Shak. To look out, to be on the watch; to be careful; as, the seaman looks out for breakers. To look through. (a) To see through. (b) To search; to examine with the eyes. To look to or unto. (a) To watch; to take care of. ``Look well to thy herds.'' --Prov. xxvii. 23. (b) To resort to with expectation of receiving something; to expect to receive from; as, the creditor may look to surety for payment. ``Look unto me, and be ye saved.'' --Is. xlv. 22. To look up, to search for or find out by looking; as, to look up the items of an account. To look up to, to respect; to regard with deference.



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