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Jose Ramon
Look up and Look for

Hello. What is the diference beetwen LOOK FOR and LOOK UP?

Thank you

Jul 22, 2016 11:16 AM
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Look up means to search for something online or in a dictionary, textbook etc.
Usually you look up something that you don't know. 

For example, you can say "I am going to look up this word" and that means you are going to find its meaning. If you say "I am going to look for this word" that means you have a text and you want to find the word in the text. 

July 22, 2016

Look up words in dictionary, newspaper or book 

Look for your friend in a party or somewhere 

July 22, 2016
Jose Ramon
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