regard (someone or something) with (something)

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regard (someone or something) with (something)

1. To think of, consider, or look upon someone or something with a particular kind of mindset or attitude. I know that she regards me with contempt ever since I betrayed her to get control of the company. I know you regard change with suspicion, but try to have an open mind about this.
2. To observe, look at, or contemplate someone or something in a particular way. The dog regarded the strange animal lying in its bed with confusion. She regarded the way he had redecorated the room with horror.
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regard someone or something with something

to look upon someone or something with a certain attitude or with certain expectations. The child regarded the teacher with a questioning expression. The kitten regarded the fishbowl with great curiosity.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
Far off, the lofty jet of the whale might be seen, and nearer at hand the prowling shark, that villainous footpad of the seas, would come skulking along, and, at a wary distance, regard us with his evil eye.
I am embarrassed for Jane Hutt when I hear her trying to justify the shambles that she presides over, and am totally miffed that the public allows the assembly to regard us with the utter contempt it obviously does.
At best they are patronising and at worst regard us with a strong dislike.