look aside

look aside

To turn one's head away from someone or something. I looked aside as the coroner drew the covering back, unable to bring myself to look upon my poor friend's body. My father kept trying to catch my eye from the audience throughout the panel discussion, so I eventually had to look aside and act as if I hadn't noticed him.
See also: aside, look

look aside

to look to one side; to turn one's head aside so as not to see someone or something. As I approached, he looked aside, pretending not to recognize me. She looked aside, hoping I wouldn't see her.
See also: aside, look
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His staggering new look aside, the most important new development for George is his new record - the first proper studio album he has written with a full band in 18 years, picking up from Cheapness and Beauty in 1995.
However, Dr Takeyh concludes that Iranian leadership sees no value in arms control agreements, having watched the international community look aside when Saddam Hussein's Iraq attacked his own countrymen with chemical weapons.
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In addition, the US is also likely to look aside when the leaders of Tashkent or Dushanbe decide to crack down on domestic opposition.
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assumed the twin tasks of self-determination and decolonization in 1960, the established lack of interest in Palestinian self-determination and status might have had the subsequent repercussion of signaling Israel that a rather free hand could be applied in administering the area, and that, as with Jordan, the international community would simply look aside.
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