transitive verb/verbo transitivo/ˌəʊvərˈlʊk; ˌəʊvəˈlʊk/
- 1 1.1 (not notice) [detail/mistake/object] pasar por altoMore example sentences1.2 (disregard) [fault/misdemeanor] disculpar, dejar pasar
More example sentences1.3 (pass over) he was overlooked for promotion no lo tuvieron en cuenta para el ascenso
- Oddly enough, you sometimes overlook important details or fail completely to see and understand the other person's point of view.
- Many researchers into the UFO enigma tend to overlook a very important fact.
- However, you might be overlooking a few important facts.
- He was, and is, a good man, but no man is good enough to overlook every fault, especially something like this.
- However, while you are quick to overlook faults, the Thinker can be overly critical.
- The prisoner promised that if the Magistrates would overlook the offence he would not do anything of the kind again.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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