peer at (someone or something)

peer at (someone or something)

To examine, scan, or stare at someone or something, especially in an intent, inquisitive, or searching manner. Sarah's daughter came into the room and peered at me suspiciously, then turned around and walked right back out again. I peered at the directions, but they just didn't make any sense to me.
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peer at someone or something

to look at someone or something closely; to stare at and examine someone or something. The child peered at me for a while in a strange way. The owl peered at the snake for a moment before grabbing it.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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