steal a glance (at someone or something)

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steal a glance (at someone or something)

To look at someone or something very quickly and discreetly. That boy just stole a glance at you again! I think he likes you! I stole a glance to see if the teacher was watching us.
See also: glance, someone, steal
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steal a glance at someone or something

Fig. to sneak a peek at someone or something. He stole a glance at his brother, who appeared to be as frightened as he was. Karen stole a glance at her watch and yawned.
See also: glance, steal
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

steal a ˈglance/ˈlook (at somebody/something)

(written) look quickly at somebody/something, so that nobody notices you looking: He stole a glance at her out of the corner of his eye.
See also: glance, look, steal
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