HyperDic: look_out

English > 2 senses of the expression look out:
VERBperceptionlook out, watch, watch outbe vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
competitionlook outto protect someone's interests
English > look out: 2 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningBe vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymswatch, watch out
Narrowerbeware, mindBe on one's guard
keep one's eyes peeled, keep one's eyes skinned, keep one's eyes openpay attention
look afterKeep under careful scrutiny
Spanishmirar, tener cuidado, vigilar
Catalananar amb compte, estar alerta, mirar, vigilar
Nounslookoutthe act of looking out
lookouta structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
lookoutan elevated post affording a wide view
lookouta person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
English > look out: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningTo protect someone's interests.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"A man's gotta look out for his family"
Broaderprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage
Spanishproteger, vigilar

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