Deliberately overlook something, especially something of an illicit nature. For example, They’re not really entitled to a discount but the sales manager decided to look the other way. This expression uses the other way in the sense of “away from what is normal or expected.”
[loo k-throo] /ˈlʊkˌθru/ noun 1. the opacity and texture of paper when inspected by transmitted light.
- Look through rose-colored glasses
see: see through rose-colored glasses
[loo k-uhp] /ˈlʊkˌʌp/ noun 1. an act or instance of looking something up, as information in a reference book or an online database.
- Look up and down
see under look over