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.
See also: glance
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
As we came up to the house, a grave and silent couple, Juliette stole a glance at us. Not a little surprised to find her husband contriving some frivolous excuse for leaving us together, she stopped short, giving me a glance--such a glance as women only can give you.
Throughout the whole of the first act we remained in our position-- the Count, absorbed by the orchestra and the stage, never casting so much as a chance glance at us. Not a note of Donizetti's delicious music was lost on him.
The wretched young man arose, and with a last beseeching glance at us walked from the room.
International donors would not have cast even a condescending glance at us. Against the backdrop of these impending disasters and apocalyptic horrors of sorts, Khawaja Asif along with Tehmina Janjua reached Moscow.
Frankly speaking, American lawmakers have no moral platform to point fingers when a cursory glance at US meddling in the region over more than half-a-century should be a cause for shame.
But a quick glance at US history shows that many of the country's most formidable presidents - like millions of the citizens they represented - were mortals who battled ill-health.
We sneaked a glance at him and his head came up ever so slightly and his eyes cast a sideways glance at us and his head went back down to his cereal.
"Nobody with half decent credentials would even take half a glance at us - even after a skinful."
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If the people we rely on to lead don't waste a glance at us, then we shouldn't complain about lazy employees who lose our files at the electricity company's local branch, or the headmaster who can't run the school.
Whereupon she would glance at us with sadness and then her utterances would choke her and she would put her head under the cover and say, "Take the two children away from me!
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As the plate came closer his mouth opened and closed just as though he were eating and his face showed the agony he was going through.' Ragtime took a glance at us, as much as to say: Now I've got you where I want you.