Meaning of look out in English:

look out

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Translate look out into Spanish

phrasal verb

  • 1usually in imperative Be vigilant and take notice.

    ‘‘Look out!’ warned Billie, seeing a movement from the room beyond’
    • ‘ look out for the early warning signals’
    • ‘I just hope they will take notice of warning signs we have put up and look out for them on the roads.’
    • ‘‘Look out! Look out!’ they cried to their fellow crew members.’
    • ‘‘Look out!’ I yelled, diving toward Scott.’
    • ‘As she lived and worked in the rainforest of Ecuador, she had to look out for poisonous snakes, insects and plants.’
    • ‘Look out for signs of disease.’
    beware, watch out, be on guard, be on one's guard, be alert, be wary, be vigilant, be hypervigilant, be careful, be cautious, pay attention, take heed, heed, keep one's eyes open, keep one's eyes peeled, keep one's eyes skinned, keep an eye out, be on the qui vive
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  • 2look something out, look out somethingBritish Search for and produce something.

    ‘I've got a catalogue somewhere and I'll look it out if you're interested’
    • ‘If you had alerted me to the application, I would have looked it out.’
    • ‘It was one of the finest albums of the early 1990s - I must look it out and play it again.’
    • ‘He said he thought he had a colour photograph of the sinking ship and he promised to look it out for me.’
    • ‘Twenty years after falling in love with this record I looked it out for George to hear and, like me, he loved it.’
    • ‘As I was asking the assistant to look them out in my size the manager of the store emerged from the back room.’