#EngVocab: Phrasal verbs with “look”

  1. ‘Look after.’ Meaning: menjaga.
    • Example:
      • “She looked after her sisters while their mother was in hospital.”
  2. ‘Look back.’ Meaning: memikirkan masa lalu.
    • Example:
      • “We don’t need to look back to know who we really are.”
  3. ‘Look down on.’ Meaning: memandang rendah.
    • Example:
      • “He looks down on his colleagues because he thinks he’s better than they are.”
  4. ‘Look for.’ Meaning: mencoba untuk menemukan.
    • Example:
      • I’ve been looking for my dog but I can’t find him.”
  5. ‘Look forward to.’ Meaning: menantikan sesuatu yang menyenangkan.
    • Example:
      • “I’m looking forward to meeting you.”
  6. ‘Look in.’ Meaning: berkunjung sebentar.
    • Example:
      • “I’ll look in on my way home.”
  7. ‘Look in on.’ Meaning: berkunjung sebentar untuk mengecek apakah semuanya baik-baik saja.
    • Example:
      • “I’m going to look in on grannie on the way home tonight.”
  8. ‘Look into.’ Meaning: meneliti, menyelidiki.
    • Example:
      • “We’ll look into the problem and come back to you soon.”
  9. ‘Look on.’ Meaning: menyaksikan sesuatu dengan seksama.
    • Example:
      • “They look on as the murderer was executed.”
  10. ‘Look on as.’ Meaning: menganggap.
    • Example:
      • “I look on you as a very thoughtful person.”
  11. ‘Look out.’ Meaning: hati-hati.
    • Example:
      • Look out! You’re going to drop that!”
  12. ‘Look over.’ Meaning: meninjau.
    • Example;
      • Look over the proposal before the meeting.”
  13. ‘Look round.’ Meaning: meninjau suatu tempat.
    • Example:
      • “We arrived early at the theater and spent a few minutes looking round. “
  14. ‘Look to.’ Meaning: berharap.
    • Example:
      • “He looked to hear from her within a week.”
  15. ‘Look up.’ Meaning:
    1. meningkat.
      • Example;
        • “The economy is looking up.”
    2. mencari informasi di dalam buku referensi.
      • Example:
        • “I didn’t know the correct spelling so I had to look it up in the dictionary.
    3. mengunjungi.
      • “I look up an old friend.”
  16. ‘Look up to.’ Meaning: mengagumi.
    • Example:
      • “She looks up to her mother.”
  17. ‘Look upon as.’ Meaning: menganggap.
    • Example:
      • “She looked upon this affair as a joke.”

Compiled and writen by @Patipatigulipat at @Englishtips4U on Sunday, October 22, 2011


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