gape at the chart that shows the chilling growth in derivatives, just one flavor of “structured product.”
We want to relate to their humanity rather than gape at their untouchable infallibility.
Spare us the so-called friends who come and gape and stare and go!
He had no mind to wear his heart upon his sleeve for this idle crowd to gape at.
"We have been on our feet nearly twenty-four hours, and I think you must be about played out," said the sergeant with a gape.
Bill had stopped midway in scratching his head to gape at Claire.
We gape, we grasp, we gripe, add store to 10 store; / Enough requires too much; too much craves more.
It is a picture that must gape with all its horrors before the least vivid imagination.
Dory began to gape when there proved to be no grounds for excitement.
But I could not speak; I could only gape, choking and giddy.
early 13c., from an unrecorded Old English word or else from Old Norse gapa "to open the mouth, gape," common West Germanic (cf. Middle Dutch, Dutch gapen, German gaffen "to gape, stare," Swedish gapa, Danish gabe), from PIE *ghai- (see gap). Related: Gaped; gaping. As a noun, from 1530s.