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look-in

(lo͝ok′ĭn′)
n.
1. A short visit.
2. A quick glance.
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look-in

n
1. a chance to be chosen, participate, etc
2. a short visit
vb
(often foll by: on) to pay a short visit
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look′-in`



n.
1. a brief glance.
2. a short visit.
[1840–50]
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look-in

noun
An act or an instance of going or coming to see another:
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Translations

look-in

[ˈlʊkɪn] N to get a look-in (Brit) → tener una oportunidad, tener chance (LAm)
we never got or had a look-inno nos dejaron participar; [losers] → nunca tuvimos posibilidades de ganar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

look-in

n (inf)Chance f; he didn’t get a look-iner hatte keine Chance
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look-in

[ˈlʊkˌɪn] n (fam) not to get a look-innon avere la minima possibilità di (partecipare, vincere )
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