Idioms with LOOK

idioms & slang podcast Jul 31, 2021

Here today’s English point – Idioms with LOOK. I love helping you learn idioms because they make your English sound more natural and less textbook-ish. For today’s lesson, let’s look at 6 Idioms that use the verb LOOK. Let’s check it out!

Here are some of the example sentences. To get the rest and the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or get the transcript for the details.

Remember! The transcript package includes all of the Episodes, including this one.

  • The boss gave me a dirty look when I came late to work this morning.
  • I’m going to leave the bar at 9 o’clock today because if I come home late again I’m sure my wife is going to give me a dirty look.
  • When Jack told me that he was going to be dating one of his coworkers I told him that he was looking for trouble.
  • You’re going to open up your phone and try to fix it by yourself? I think you’re looking for trouble.
  • My coworker suggested that I tell the boss that his new hairpiece doesn’t look good, but I told her “don’t look at me”. I’m not going to break the news to him about that.
  • Go bungee jumping? Don’t look at me!
  • When I ask the boss if we were going to get a bonus this summer he didn’t say no but I think it looks bleak.
  • I was hoping that my favorite team would win the game today but after the halfway point it just looked bleak.
  • I found a box of floppy disks in my office and I looked high and low for the floppy disk drive but I couldn’t find it, so I guess I’ll never figure out what’s on those discs.
  • I have looked high and low for my keys but I just can’t find them anywhere.
  • Before the meeting the printer broke so I could only make three copies of the report. Since there are six of us we’ll have to look on with each other.
  • Hey I forgot to bring my textbook today, so can I look on with you?

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