Phrase Replacement Question 20

Q:

Whenever my students come across new words, I ask them to look for them in the dictionary.

  1. to look after them
  2. to look at them
  3. to look them up
  4. to look into them
  5. No correction required
Level: Medium

option c 

Explanation: Look up mean consult some book for a word, whereas look at, look after and look into mean see carefully, take care of and investigate respectively. Therefore, the correct form is look up.
Another example: Please look up this word in the dictionary. 

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