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look up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (lift one's gaze)elevar la vista loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  elevar la mirada loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  levantar la vista loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  mirar hacia arriba loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 If you want to feel tiny, look up and see the stars at night. .
 Si quieres sentirte insignificante, eleva la vista y mira las estrellas en la noche.
look [sth/sb] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (seek information)buscar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 If you don't know who Ada Lovelace was, look her up online.
 Si no sabes quién era Ada Lovelace búscala en Internet.
look [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (word: find meaning)buscar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 If I don't understand a word, I look it up in the dictionary.
 Si no entiendo una palabra, la busco en el diccionario.
look [sb] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (try to contact)buscar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  poner en contacto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Look me up the next time you're in town.
 Búscame la próxima vez que andes en la ciudad.
look up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative, informal (situation: improve)mejorar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 I've been through a tough time this past year, but things are starting to look up.
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look up to [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (admire and respect [sb])admirar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  respetar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Ideally, children should look up to their parents.
 Esta oración no es una traducción de la original. Ella admiraba a su madre a pesar de sus continuas discusiones.
look up to [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (admire and respect [sb])admirar a vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Many children look up to their older siblings. Boys often look up to professional athletes as role models.
 Muchos chicos admiran a sus hermanos mayores.
  (figurado, coloquial)tener en un pedestal loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Muchos chicos tienen en un pedestal a sus hermanos mayores.
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