There are 2 main definitions of look in in English:

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look in 1

Make a short visit or call: I will look in on you tomorrow
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  • I'm sure he looks in every once in a while to check up on what we've all been saying.
  • She would ask one of their retired neighbors on the street, a woman, to look in on him every hour or so, if he wanted.
  • Would anyone think to look in on an old man who lived by himself?
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There are 2 main definitions of look in in English:

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look-in 2 Syllabification: look-in

noun

1 Football A short pass pattern in which the receiver runs diagonally toward the center of the field.
Example sentences
  • Learn how to execute the basic look-in passing pattern when coaching youth football.
  • An 88-yard drive ended with Harris hitting Cribbs with a look-in pass two seconds before the break.
2British informal A chance to take part or succeed in something: they didn’t let the other side get a look-in in the semifinal
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  • However, these facts barely get a look-in in current debates, instead being subordinated to concerns over the environmental impact of fuel emissions and how we might fare if and when the fuel runs out.
  • Usually translators barely get a look-in but in this collection of nineteen stories set in Paris the translator has also done the selecting.
  • Despite the fact that the two institutions spend most of their time advising, lending to and dictating to developing countries, the rest of the world does not get a look-in.

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