look like

look like
verb
bear a physical resemblance to (Freq. 59)
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She looks like her mother

Hypernyms: ↑resemble
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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Something ——s something

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RESEMBLE, bear a resemblance to, look similar to, take after, have the look of, have the appearance of, remind one of, make one think of; informal be the spitting image of, be a dead ringer for.
look

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phrasal
chiefly Britain : to give promise of : show a likelihood of — used with a gerund

the new age looks like being tougher than the old — Patrick Balfour

at two months he looked like developing into a healthy … bird — Sydney (Australia) Bulletin

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look like
1. To show a probability of
2. To appear similar to
3. Used in requesting a description, as in what does it look like?
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Main Entry:like
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look like
1. To resemble
2. To promise or threaten (eg rain)
3. Used in requesting a description, as in what does it look like?
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Main Entry:look

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look like
: to have an appearance that is very similar to (someone or something) : to resemble (someone or something)

You look just like your mother! [=you resemble your mother very closely]

That powdered sugar looks like snow.

— see also look 2a (above), 1
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Main Entry:look

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • look\ like\ the\ cat\ that\ swallowed\ the\ canary — • look like the cat that ate the canary • look like the cat that swallowed the canary v. phr. To seem very self satisfied; look as if you had just had a great success. Peter bet on the poorest horse in the race and when it won, he looked like the …   Словарь американских идиом

  • look like something the cat brought in — look like something the cat brought/dragged in informal if someone looks like something the cat brought in, they are very untidy and dirty. You can t possibly go to school like that you look like something the cat dragged in! …   New idioms dictionary

  • look like something the cat dragged in — look like something the cat brought/dragged in informal if someone looks like something the cat brought in, they are very untidy and dirty. You can t possibly go to school like that you look like something the cat dragged in! …   New idioms dictionary

  • look (like) a million dollars — look/feel (like) a million dollars British, American & Australian, American to look or feel extremely attractive. You look like a million dollars in that dress! …   New idioms dictionary

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