In mid-August 1944 the Poles sat atop a hill, marked on maps as Hill 262, overlooking the German armies in retreat.
But the local Canadian police's errors went beyond just overlooking obvious witnesses.
In the overlooking of nagging twinges, or maybe even depression.
overlooking this thoughtfulness, critics are already accusing Kagan of being anti-military.
“Very pretty,” my father says when he sees me, overlooking my run.
The column advanced to a plateau, overlooking the enemy's camp.
Nearly an hour later I found myself in a cave, overlooking the sea.
Two hours bring us to the top, at a point between the Green and Colorado overlooking the junction of the rivers.
The reasons for the overlooking of so elementary a maxim are fairly clear.
The Bellamies had a pretty home on the hill above Tavistock overlooking the moor.
mid-14c., "to examine, scrutinize, inspect," from over- + look (v.). Another Middle English sense was "to peer over the top of." These two literal senses have given rise to the two main modern meanings. Meaning "to look over or beyond and thus not see," via notion of "to choose to not notice" is first recorded 1520s. Seemingly contradictory sense of "to watch over officially, keep an eye on, superintend" is from 1530s. Related: Overlooked; overlooking. In Shekaspeare's day, overlooking also was a common term for "inflicting the evil eye on" (someone or something).