Look down on (someone)
1. (inseparable) To think you’re better than someone.
- “Just because they disagree with you doesn’t mean you can look down on them.”
- “I hate it when someone looks down on me.”
1. “Look up” – (intransitive) When a situation becomes better or improves.
- “I really hope things will start to look up in the new year.”
- “He was really struggling with the breakup, but now things are starting to look up.”
2. “Look up (someone/something) – (separable) To search and find a piece of information in a book, list, or computer.
You can also look for a person’s name or information relevant to their name.
- “It’s really easy to look words up online when I read ebooks.”
- “If you look up Marilyn Monroe, you’ll see all the movies she was in.”
3. “Look up (someone/something) – (separable) To visit or see someone.
- “My dad likes to look up old friends when he travels to Malaysia.”
- “Look me up whenever you’re in Melbourne.”
4. “Look up to (someone) – (inseparable) To admire and respect someone.
- “When you were younger, was there anyone you looked up to?”
- “They always looked up to their boss.”
Original post: 27 September 2020