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Common Mistakes and Confusing Words in English
|look over vs overlook||
Look over is a phrasal verb.
When you look over something or someone you quickly examine it or them.
I asked my teacher to look over what I had written.
Overlook is a verb.
When you overlook someone or something you fail to notice or consider it or them.:
I think my teacher overlooked some of my mistakes.
!Look over is two separate words, overlook is one word.