take a look at
Turn your attention to, examine, as in Take a look at that new building, or The doctor took a look at Gene's throat and swollen glands. For a synonym, see take a gander at.
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What is ASL or American Sign Language? American Sign Language, or ASL, is the visual signing language used by the Deaf community in the United States. English speakers in Canada and in a handful of other counties use ASL, too. Interestingly, those countries include the Philippines, Singapore, Jamaica, China, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cambodia, and Bolivia—a varied group. There are other sign languages …
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