English English Dictionary

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glance in English:

1. to look quickly to the side



English word "glance"(to look quickly to the side) occurs in sets:

verbs of maner

2. glance


A mere glance is not enough for us to tell one from the other.
When Tobita gives a plan his seal of approval, the client accepts it at first glance.
Don't worry. He may look intimidating at first glance, but he's actually a very friendly person.
he glanced at me
This, appearing at first glance to be perfectly obvious, is actually very difficult.
A glance at Chart 2 will reveal that some of these trade cycles are very short-lived.
However, I can't help noticing, at this moment, that at first glance it seems inevitable that the shark will devour the man.
Millions of people understand Interlingua within a single glance.
Women who, at first glance, appear to be completely ordinary also don't seem to be in that much of a rush to get married.
There's more to her than you think. She may seem pretty meek on first glance, but I get the sense she can get things done when she needs to.
Well... sighed Dima, then turned to the shopkeeper and cast her a murderous glance. "I guess I have no choice now..."
She glanced at her watch. / He glanced around the room. / I glanced up quickly to see who had come in.
She took a glance at her notes and continued. She gave me a glance and smiled. She only glanced at the paper.
Gina glanced over her shoulder quickly to see if the man was still following her.
He glanced up from his book as I passed.

3. a quick look at someone or something



English word "glance"(a quick look at someone or something) occurs in sets:

Newsmart vocabulary - business english

4. to quickly look at someone or something



5. look quickly at somebody



English word "glance"(look quickly at somebody) occurs in sets:

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6. at


I'm at the hospital. I got struck by lightning.
How many times a day do you look at yourself in the mirror?
I'm good at Japanese.
I'm thinking about complaining about my son's teacher at the kindergarten.
To the best of my knowledge, the lake is the deepest at this point.
He did something stupid and was sneered at.
Happiness depends not so much on circumstances as on one's way of looking at one's lot.
You went to bed at 2 o'clock in the morning? No wonder you look sleepy today.
Do you mind if I call on you sometime? "No, not at all."
School begins at half past eight except on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
At first I felt a bit too shy to speak to her.
At the party the other night, my brother drank a bit too much and passed out.
At Narita Airport, I ran into an old friend of mine.
When I was a kid, touching bugs didn't bother me a bit. Now I can hardly stand looking at pictures of them.
Her composition had no grammatical errors at all.

7. to look somewhere for a short time