Phrasal verb: look something up

  1.  look something up
    Transitive, Separable
    Meaning: search and find information in a reference book or database.
    Example: I’m not sure what this word means.  I’m going to look it up in the dictionary.

When learning English, it is best to look up words in an English-only dictionary.

Did you know that the average person looks something up on Google 3 times a day?  How many times a day do you use Google?

Did you know that in 2006, the word “google” was added to the dictionary?  Google is a verb meaning to search and find information using Google.

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