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
References in classic literature ?
Anna glancing down at once recognized Vronsky, and a strange feeling of pleasure and at the same time of dread of something stirred in her heart.
Don't touch the phone Just glancing down at your phone can be a lethal distraction.
They will also develop the 'techie slouch,' their spines bent from constant glancing down at their phones.
The key is not moving your head, just glancing down at the six-power image and making the shot.
Two hours later, Two hours later, glancing down at his ring-less left finger, he panicked...
"No, it's from a month ago," Shapira responds, glancing down at her copy.
He was actually steering while he held the paper, glancing down at it in between looking at the road.
Glancing down at her watch she said cheerfully, "I've got to go take a tap quiz," and then headed off to the Dance Center.
Although his address was prerecorded, the Prince did it in one take and spoke virtually off-the-cuff, occasionally glancing down at some brief notes he had sketched on a piece of paper.
Father Damien could not help glancing down at his lean thighs, pressed together under his cassock.
But Dickinson, who is on the road more than he's in his office, isn't satisfied, Glancing down at his experimental Seiko wristwatch, which doubles as a mobile display pager, he says, "We need to be at the pace of the consumer electronics guys, where six months is a long development cycle." An even more difficult challenge, he adds, will be meshing quickly developed electronic devices with the auto industry's multiyear product development cycle.
Glancing down at the other matches it's been quieter than normal - there's only Arbroath who have been supported in Division Two and a few speculative punts on East Stirling against Elgin.