look up to (one)

look up to (one)

To admire or view one as a role model. Of course I look up to you—you're my big sister!
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look up to someone

Fig. to view someone with respect and admiration. Bill really looks up to his father. Everyone in the class looked up to the teacher.
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look up to

To admire: looked up to her mother.
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