look sideways at

look sideways at

Glance at suspiciously or amorously, as in I'm sure the detective was looking sideways at me, and it made me very nervous, or They were looking sideways at each other, and I don't think it was innocent. [Mid-1800s] Also see look askance.
See also: look, sideways
References in classic literature ?
If they wanted to look sideways at me it was up to them.
Palestinians get imprisoned by Israel and gassed or shot if they look sideways at their occupiers.
And I've begun to look sideways at anyone with a new washing line in their shopping basket, too.
Once you've got people's names in memory, you don't have to look sideways at the next person's nametag while you're talking with someone in front of you.
Both make you look sideways at what's going on and the spin folks are putting on the numbers.
And neighbours look sideways at each other with uncomfortable suspicion.
Meanwhile, the conservative opera lover may look sideways at two recent DVD releases.
Sadly, I could see other passengers look sideways at anyone from ethnic backgrounds.
If you look sideways at them they go down as if shot.
When I look sideways at myself in the mirror, you can really see it.
You will be forced to shake the mouse rapidly from side to side and look sideways at the screen so that the edge of your retina, which is most sensitive to movement, will pick up the pointer (colleagues may have previously noticed the sufferer repeatedly do this, but put it down to alcoholism).
If you have been feeling like this lately yourself, particularly at petrol station forecourts or any time you look sideways at your wheels, then I have the solution.
Booze also goes straight to your head in the sun and you end up hooking up with someone you wouldn't normally look sideways at.
Here, all frippery is dispensed with, presumably because you can't look sideways at the view when the G-force is pressing your cheeks into the head-rest.
You hardly have to look sideways at a Lotto machine and suddenly you want to murder your neighbour and bury them in a pair of concrete wellies.