18 Verbs Which Express the Way of Looking at Things 3

18 verbs which express the way of looking at things:

You look at a picture, person, thing, etc. because you want to.

You see something without planning to.

You watch TV, a movie, or something that happens for a period of time.

spot : to notice or recognize someone or something that is difficult to see.

catch a glimpse of something/somebody : to see something or someone, but only for a short time.

make something out : to see something, but only with difficulty.

catch sight of somebody/something : to suddenly see someone or something:

witness : to see something bad happen, especially an accident or a crime.

glance : to look at someone or something for a short time and then look quickly away.

peek : to quickly look at something, especially something you are not supposed to see.

peer : to look very carefully, especially because you cannot see something well.

stare : to look at someone or something for a long time, especially without blinking your eyes.

gaze : to look at someone or something for a long time, often without realizing that you are doing it.

gape : to look at something for a long time, usually with your mouth open, because you are very shocked or surprised.

ogle : to look at someone in an offensive way that shows you think s/he is  attractive.

gawp: (Brit) Look with amazement; look stupidly

rubberneck : to look around at something such as an accident while you are driving or walking past.


3 thoughts on “18 Verbs Which Express the Way of Looking at Things

  1. Shahrokh Mar 11,2010 12:48 pm

    these are 17 verbs , not 18 verbs . Thankyou

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