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verb phrase

To have as a subject; direct the mind to; specify; contemplate: We’re looking at about 3 billion here/ John Glenn, not known for his humor, slammed Reagan’s top aides. Instead of serving four more years, he said, some are looking at ten to 20/ What we’re talking here is seventy-five a key/ Rita Rose. You’re talking Rita Rose, right? (late 1970s+)

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  • Looking-glass self

    [loo k-ing-glas, -glahs] /ˈlʊk ɪŋˌglæs, -ˌglɑs/ noun, Sociology. 1. the self-image an individual forms by imagining what others think of his or her behavior and appearance.



  • Looking good

    interjection An exclamation of encouragement, praise, reassurance, etc; way to go: They hollered ”Looking good!” as the leader passed (1970s+)

  • Lookism

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