look on
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to view)
a. considerar
She looked on him more as a brother than a love interest.Lo consideraba más un hermano que alguien de quien pudiera enamorarse.
b. mirar
We were looked on as second-class citizens when we moved into the town.Nos miraron como ciudadanos de segunda fila cuando nos mudamos al pueblo.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
2. (to observe)
a. mirar
A crowd of schoolchildren was looking on as the two boys fought.Una multitud de colegiales miraba mientras se peleaban los dos chicos.
3. (to share with someone; used with "with")
a. compartir
We don't have any more copies of the packet; can you look on with someone?No tenemos más ejemplares del folleto; ¿puedes compartir con alguien?
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look on
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (consider)
a. considerar
to l on something/somebody as…considerar algo/a alguien…
I l on her as a friendla considero una amiga
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. quedarse mirando
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look on
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
mirar (como espectador)
They just looked on while the thieves escaped He wrote the letter while I looked on
intransitive verb
(consider) considerar
I look on him as a friend lo considero un amigo; we do not look on it with favour no nos merece una buena opinión; to look kindly on sth/sb mirar algo/a algn con buenos ojos
The Church could hardly be expected to look kindly on such a sect In such circumstances,no government is likely to look kindly upon parliamentary amendments
to look on the bright side (of things) mirar el lado bueno (de las cosas)
OK, so you've lost your job; but look on the bright side - no more rush-hour commuting!
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