I spent part of the weekend looking over some polling on this.
Publishing the figures has led compensation committees to set CEO pay by looking at the packages given to other, comparable CEOs.
For the past decade, scholars have been trawling the Internet looking for important papyri.
Schill is looking to determine if the Hugheses fraudulently deceived his clients.
looking forward, though, both these issues will come to a head.
He was looking at the window-panes with his dim expressionless eyes.
When the first shock is over I'm looking for you to go to pieces and I propose to be on the job.
"They'll never think of looking for us here, I'm afraid," said Terry.
The Big Boss, as he loved to call Jim, was looking very tired.
looking eagerly into a book did not betray one who could not read.
Old English locian "use the eyes for seeing, gaze, look, behold, spy," from West Germanic *lokjan (cf. Old Saxon lokon "see, look, spy," Middle Dutch loeken "to look," Old High German luogen, German dialectal lugen "to look out"), of unknown origin, perhaps cognate with Breton lagud "eye." In Old English, usually with on; the use of at began 14c. Meaning "seek, search out" is c.1300; meaning "to have a certain appearance" is from c.1400. Of objects, "to face in a certain direction," late 14c.
Look after "take care of" is from late 14c., earlier "to seek" (c.1300), "to look toward" (c.1200). Look into "investigate" is from 1580s; look up "research in books or papers" is from 1690s. To look down upon in the figurative sense is from 1711; to look down one's nose is from 1921. To look forward "anticipate" is c.1600; meaning "anticipate with pleasure" is mid-19c. To not look back "make no pauses" is colloquial, first attested 1893. In look sharp (1711) sharp originally was an adverb, "sharply."
c.1200, "act or action of looking," from look (v.). Meaning "appearance of a person" is from late 14c. Expression if looks could kill ... attested by 1827 (if looks could bite is attested from 1747).
Watching the pitch without swinging the bat: The Russian infielder struck out three times, looking (1970s+ Baseball)