look away

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Verb1.look away - avert one's gaze; "She looked away when the nurse pricked her arm with the needle"
look - perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!"

w>look away

the house looks away from the seadas Haus liegt vom Meer abgewendet
References in classic literature ?
I had been vaguely conscious that we were not quite alone, but had not dared to look away from David; I looked now, and found to my annoyance that I was the centre of a deeply interested gathering of children.
She felt unable even to say "no," but could only look away from him and wipe the tears from her cheek.
Look away from me, don't listen to me, stop me, blush for me, cry for me--even you, Amy
Tulliver's eyes got milder, and he did not look away from his sister as he said,--
To learn TO LOOK AWAY FROM oneself, is necessary in order to see MANY THINGS:--this hardiness is needed by every mountain-climber.
But at the fountain, filling the glass, she was impelled to look at him again--but for no more than an instant, for this time she found his eyes already upon her, waiting to meet hers, while on his face was a frankness of interest that caused her quickly to look away.
London, Sept 11 ( ANI ): Scientists have warned adults that when communicating with children with autism they should be cautious, as such kids tend to look away during conversations and miss out on the non-verbal aspects.
If you find something odd about a very well-paid television presenter boasting about the stuff she's found in skips, or the high chair left out in the street for someone more needy that she's helped herself to, then look away now.
If she has a problem with 'undies', 'bikinis', 'skirts' and so on then kindly don't stare and look away.
It just shows that you can't look away from a pram," he said.
99) 7 Never Look Away by Linwood Barclay (Orion, pounds 7.