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Daemon
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look askance upon (someone or something)

To view or regard something in a disapproving or distrustful manner. More...

monamagda
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Emel Rapchan
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look askance upon (someone)
- People from countries where the impenitent corruption flourish tends to look askance upon not only the politicians who could be blamed for such misconducts, but also for every succeeded businessperson, that are automatically included in the same category of the former by them.
- In such office environment is very common people look askance upon any newcomer.
- By looking askance upon us, some neighbors avoided engaging in conversations with us in the street that we just moved.
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 5:20:30 PM

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- look askance at (someone) - this one can be regarded to look at someone with a scared surprised.
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