English version

at first glance/sight

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishat first glance/sightat first glance/sightthe first time that you look at someone or something, before you notice any details At first glance the twins look identical. At first sight, there didn’t appear to be much damage. love at first sight at love2(2) first
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at first glance/sightIt was love at first sight.This is not as heretical a suggestion as it might seem at first sight.After months of waiting, it was hardly love at first sight, he admits.At first glance, it looked like unalloyed good news.What was inside the cradles at first sight terrified me.At first glance, the place seemed deserted.At first glance this will probably sound strange, yet there is a way in which it is also logical.
at first glance/sightat first glance/sightLOOK ATwhen you first look at something At first glance, the place seemed deserted. glance
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at first glance/sightAt first glance this will probably sound strange, yet there is a way in which it is also logical.At first glance, it looked like unalloyed good news.At first glance, the place seemed deserted.
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