glance at (someone or something)

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glance at (someone or something)

To look at someone or something very quickly and discreetly. That boy just glanced at you again! I think he likes you! OK, I only glanced at the map, but I'm pretty sure we're lost!
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glance at someone or something

to look quickly at someone or something. Sharon glanced at Todd to see if he looked as if he was ready to go. I glanced at my watch and realized how long all this had taken.
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For those of us who steal a glance at someone else's phone or computer while they're streaming in public, sometimes you get more than you bargain for.
App's developer FacialNetwork said that with NameTag app running on Google Glass a user can simply glance at someone nearby and instantly see that person's name, occupation and even visit their Facebook, Instagram or Twitter profiles in real-time, the Washington Times reports.
With the NameTag app running on Google Glass a user can simply glance at someone nearby and instantly see that person's name, occupation and even visit their Facebook, Instagram or Twitter profiles in real-time.
"If I happen to glance at someone it has to be done three times over.
A gesture to someone nearby and a glance at someone close can be subtler yet stronger than when dispatched across a distance--as they were on this special occasion celebrating the acquisition of the Graham archive by the Library of Congress.
Have you ever been caught sneaking a glance at someone else's shopping basket at the supermarket check-out?