English version

look into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlook into something phrasal verbINVESTIGATEto try to find out the truth about a problem, crime etc in order to solve it syn investigate Police are looking into the disappearance of two children. look→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
look into In 1473 the king ordered him to look into a dispute between two members of the goldsmiths' company.It is helpful for pupils not to have to look into bright light.Hicks finished a beer and looked into his glass.I crouched beside him and looked into his wild eyes.We had planned this after a brief look into Llanberis a few weeks previously.But now the authority is also looking into the cost of modifying all of its windows.I stood before the gate awhile and looked into the courtyard, breathing in garbage and sewer odors and another indescribable smell.He was out of sight now, and he guessed the crew would have no reason to look into the hold.
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Verb table
look
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylook
he, she, itlooks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylooked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave looked
he, she, ithas looked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad looked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill look
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have looked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam looking
he, she, itis looking
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you, we, theyare looking
Past
I, he, she, itwas looking
you, we, theywere looking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been looking
he, she, ithas been looking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been looking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be looking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been looking
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