look on

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look on (third-person singular simple present looks on, present participle looking on, simple past and past participle looked on)

  1. (idiomatic) To watch; to observe without participating.
    My performance seems somehow always to get worse when there are other people looking on.
  2. (idiomatic) To think of something in a particular way.
    I look on him not as a boss, but as a friend.
  3. (idiomatic, usually negative) To approve or to be accepting of something.
    We don't look kindly on people like you.

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