look-see


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look-see

(lo͝ok′sē′)
n. Informal
A quick survey or glance.
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look-see

n
informal a brief inspection or look
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look′-see`



n. Informal.
a usu. quick visual inspection or survey; look: to have a look-see.
[1880–85]
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Translations

look-see

[ˈlʊksiː] Nvistazo m
to have a look-seeechar un vistazo
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An accountant's fee, however, could be a onetime fee somewhere between $2,000 and $5,000, plus fees for annual look-sees at about half of the original fee.
It's getting look-sees from "obviously well-off" locals and newbies, including some Europeans, says listing agent Michael Moulton of Michael Saunders & Company.
Solid wing Safety programs require aggressive boots-on-the-ground physical look-sees in the work centers, on the flight line, at the front gate and in the clubs and dorms.