look is on the Basic English 850 List.
long - look - loose
look is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
long - look - lord

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We use our eyes to look at something
  1. (intransitive) Someone looks at something when they move their head or move their eyes so that they can see the thing.
    Look at this picture! Isn't it beautiful?
  2. (intransitive) The way that something looks is the way that it appears.
    A new car looks very nice until it gets dirty.
    That doughnut looks delicious.

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