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look round

To inspect a building or area.
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He looked round the poor room, at the distempered walls, and the bad engravings in meretricious frames, the crinkly paper and wax flowers on the chiffonier; and he thought of a room like Father Bryan's, with panelling, with cut glass, with tulips in silver pots, such a room as he had hoped to have for his own.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'look round':

look roundTo search a place.
look roundTo turn one's head to see what is behind oneself.
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