- 1 1.1 (watch) (no pl) to be on the lookout for sth/sb andar* a la caza de algo/algn they were advised to be on the lookout se les advirtió que estuvieran alerta(s) or ojo avizor (before n) lookout post puesto (m) de observaciónMore example sentences1.2 (person) [Mil] vigía (mf) the gang needs him to act as lookout la banda lo necesita para que haga de guardia or (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] para que haga de campana or (Méx) [familiar/colloquial] para que les eche aguas or (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] para que haga de loro 1.3 (place) atalaya (f), puesto (m) de observación
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- The witness denied under cross-examination that she had exaggerated what she heard at the toilet or that she and the other boy had acted as lookouts.
- One minute they're playing video games, the next they're acting as lookouts for patrols of militia men.
- Other members of the gang acted as lookouts while one of the men walked into the office and out of the store with the cash.
- Keiko watched patiently as the soldier one hundred metres away from their spot continued his patrol on the walls and entered the lookout tower adjoining the city walls.
- After metal detectors and searches, I was let in through two gigantic automated gates, watched from a lookout tower.
- From the lookout area, the view embraces the valley
- 2 2.1 (prospect) (BrE) (no pl) panorama (m), perspectivas (fpl) 2.2 (concern) [colloquial/familiar] problema (m) that's your lookout ese es tu problema, ese es asunto tuyoMore example sentences
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- When a trust feels under pressure to set its own standards of political correctness from fear of an employment tribunal (self censorship) it is a bad lookout for medicine.
- If Erik's secrets cease to be Erik's secrets, it will be a bad lookout for a goodly number of the human race!
- It is a bad lookout, boys - a very bad lookout. There, don't talk about it any more. I do not want to make your mother unhappy.
- A few hundred meters from the entrance, there is a fine lookout over the plain.
- You'll see a beautiful hemlock stand, a fine lookout and acidic Bat Lake.
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Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province.