glance down at (someone or something)

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glance down at (someone or something)

To look downward at someone or something positioned physically below one. I clung to the rope after I made the mistake of glancing down at the pit below. I glanced down at my test sheet and realized that I'd forgotten to write my name on it. When we glanced down at the people standing below, they looked like ants.
See also: down, glance
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At this the man glanced down at his civilian attire, lifted his eyes, and said with hesitation:
The young man glanced down at her with a question in his eyes "Oh, it is only a remote, possibility, you know," said he.
He alone of all the Russians has disgraced the Russian name, he has caused Moscow to perish," said Rostopchin in a sharp, even voice, but suddenly he glanced down at Vereshchagin who continued to stand in the same submissive attitude.
Between gulps of the molten stuff I glanced down at my raw and bleeding chest and turned to the Scandinavian.
Involuntarily, Issie glanced down at her hands, balled into fists against her skirt.
I think she thought I was going and she glanced down at her phone and bumped into the back of me, he said.
Her friend and fellow survivor, Patrick Korellis, glanced down at his phone.
"Seeing me, she glanced down at her torso, its mutilation shrouded by bandages.
Packer leaned forward, glanced down at the number flashing across his iPhone screen, rolled his eyes, and let out a sigh.
I turned the final card over very, very slowly, glanced down at it and revealed it all, gleefully exclaiming.
Alex, 29, an administrator who was on a five-day lads' getaway, saw the wallet after he glanced down at the bus seat.
When I glanced down at the gearshift, I forgot how to drive.
The wife glanced down at his shoes and said, "You're lying!
When Mr Cameron eventually parked the car, he got out and glanced down at the bumper to see what damage there was."
"Cameron got out and glanced down at the bumper to see the damage."