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Idioms And Phrase With L

To look after – To take care

Her mother looked after Fatima when she was in severe illness.

 

To look down upon – To consider somebody inferior

In our country the beggars are looked down upon.

 

To lay down one’s life – To sacrifice

We should not hesitate to lay down our life for our country.

 

To look into – To investigate

Ministry should look into this matter of robbery.


To laugh at – To make fun of someone

Today’s politics makes me laugh at it.

 

Live from hand to moth- to barely manage within one’s resources

Saner works very hard but she lived from hand to mouth.

 

 

Lose one’s head – to lose the power of thinking

He always loses his head when he gets angry.

 

To lay by:

We must lay by something for the future.

 

To lay down:

We must ready to lay down our lives for our country.

 

To look after:

1) He looked after my house after their children.

2) Mothers look after their children.

 

To look down upon:

Nobody should look down upon the poor.

 

To look for:

He is looking for the missing file.

 

To look into:

The Chief Justice himself is looking into the matter.

 

To look forward to:

We are looking forward his marriage.

 

To look at:

She was looking at the blackboard.

 

To look up:

Please look up this word in the dictionary.

 

Little by little:

Little by little she gained a good health.

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