Today let’s look at an idiom with look. Look is a verb, and most often used with the proposition at.
“Hey look at that girl over there with the grey skirt. I think she’s waving at me!”
But look can also be a noun, it means an act of looking at somebody or something. The noun form is also often followed by the proposition at.
“Have a look at this.”
“Take a look at last week’s sales total! We sold over 500 units!”
So if we use the noun form of look with the adjective dirty can you guess the meaning?
“After I took the last piece of cake my brother gave me a dirty look.”
A dirty look is a look that shows someone’s anger or disappointment. This phrase is usually used with the verb GIVE.
“When my mother gives me a dirty look I know I did something bad and soon I’ll be in trouble!”
Do sometimes give dirty looks?
Do sometimes get dirty looks?