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 ?
Now and then they glanced at one another, hardly able to suppress their laughter.
The friends glanced at one another, and a look of hesitation came into both faces, as though Golenishtchev, unmistakably admiring her, would have liked to say something about her, and could not find the right thing to say, while Vronsky desired and dreaded his doing so.
Mr Wegg, less interested than he had been, glanced at one particular shelf in the dark.
I glanced at one of our local osprey eyries the other day and thought of its summer occupants, two parent birds and a single chick.
The audience members glanced at one another, unsure of how to respond.
Sid thought the police wouldn't believe his story but he noticed that in response to his account, the officers glanced at one another with knowing looks, as if they had seen the ghost or heard of her before.
RUSSELL MARTIN glanced at one of his team-mates as they lined up for the Scotland national anthem in the Westfalen and thought 'We've come a long way from Wycombe'.
Members of the congregation anxiously glanced at one another, hoping to avert another disastrous confrontation.
His piece was the last of the entries to be shown, and when it hit the stage after four days of competition; we three adjudicators glanced at one another with eyes that said, quite clearly, "Thank goodness--jazz!"
We glanced at one another and edged further from him into the crowd.
There's a vast range of tests, so if you have glanced at one and felt you would need to be a member of MENSA to pass, you can console yourself that ability tests are usually geared towards the job in question.