gaze around

gaze around

To look around or survey a particular place or area. When we first got off the bus in New York City, we could only gaze around at all the skyscrapers in awe. The baby lay quietly in her crib, just gazing around.
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gaze around (at someone or something)

to look all around at someone or something. The manager gazed around at each of us, and finally spoke. Tourists gazed around at the scenery for a while and got back in the bus. We just stood there, gazing around.
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References in classic literature ?
They writhed in their chairs to gaze around and over the impending form of Tildy, that Aileen's pulchritude might season and make ambrosia of their bacon and eggs.
He turned and led the way up a path, and as they followed slowly, because the paper Captain did not move very swiftly, they took the opportunity to gaze around them at this strange paper country.
Perhaps one reason why she seduces casual attention is that she never courts it, though the other women often gaze around them.
"We have already asked that question," said Chateau-Renaud, "for none of us has seen him." The count was silent, but continued to gaze around him.
And sometimes, I gaze around to shoot the moon foregrounding the chaos in Metro Manila, knowing that there is still a beautiful being when you look at the sky at the end of the day, seeing it gives me tranquility in this chaotically good city," he explains.
With each passing year I began casting an ambitious gaze around me and experienced this tremendous need to be published.
If you prefer to gaze around rather than above you, then the 400 million years old Batu caves will fill you with wonder.
The sheer design innovation behind these gorgeous homes will unfailingly impress and make you take a sad gaze around your own little box of an apartment.
Paul's Cathedral in London, there is an inscription that reads, "If you seek a monument, gaze around." This famous epitaph is attributed to the son of Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723), the magnificent building's architect.
Bhat uses these imperfections to control the movement of the viewer's gaze around her work even though the work is still.
Inside the caravanserai, I do my best to let my imagination soar as I gaze around the magnificent cathedral-like stable.
I could not keep up, but I did gaze around in amazement at the splendid, purpose-built centre constructed with recycled materials on the site of the Barley Mow pub just off Gateshead High Street.
Grass skirts and oversized, palm tree-patterned shirts spring to mind as you gaze around the room.
We gaze around with hopeful eyes, But are we really seeing?
A quick gaze around the premises told me this wasn't my first visit to 15 John Street.