■ look about

■ look about
■ look about
A v. i. + avv.
1 guardare in giro; guardarsi intorno (o attorno): to look about before buying st., guardare in giro prima di comprare qc.
2 to look about for, cercare: to look about for a new job, cercare un nuovo lavoro
B v. i. + prep.
guardare in giro per (la casa, la città, ecc.: in cerca di q. o qc.) □ to look about one, guardarsi attorno.

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