look about

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w>look about

vi (Brit) → sich umsehen (for sth nach etw); to look about onesich umsehen; if we look about we might find some more exampleswenn wir suchen, finden wir vielleicht noch ein paar Beispiele
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Let him have something to eat, and let him roam and look about him while he eats.
The bread and meat were acceptable, and the beer was warming and tingling, and I was soon in spirits to look about me.
I thought it didn't come from any animal I knew, but I wasn't for stopping to look about just then.