look up to (one)(redirected from look up to them)
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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