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about the repetitive use of the word

look seriously you gotta stop using the

word look all the time there are many

more words that you can use instead I

will help you to choose the right one

depending on the context therefore today

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let's learn some new words that replace

the word look we'll start with the word

to watch many students confuse watch

with C so I will take a closer look at

the difference between these two terms

two weeks ago in episode 108 we saw that

we use C to express the ability to

discern visually you are aware of your

surroundings by using your eyes we use

the term watch when we observe something

happening in front of us or on

television for example however we don't

need to participate in what we see

actively examples last night I watched

TV until 2:00 a.m. as a kid I always

like to watch a plane take off my friend

Rachel and I watched a movie last night

we continue now with view for instance

you can view a presentation or a movie

but if we want to be specific

we'll use view mostly when we're looking

at something up close and examining it

examples before you buy a property

make sure to view it a few times we're

excited to view your summer collection

I normally view situation objectively

especially when it comes to business

let's continue now with spot we use the

word to spot literally or figuratively

and what happens when you find something

when you find something you were looking

for we can say that you have spotted it

for example you may spot a stain on a

shirt examples I know him so well that I

could spot him even among a large crowd

I'm not sure if it's easy to spot a

cheap imitation

unfortunately you failed to spot the

error another word you could use in

order to replace look is stare stare is

similar to glare but we don't

necessarily use it in a negative

situation for example when you have a

crush on someone you might spend all day

staring at them and if you have a pet

you might have already noticed how they

stare at you whenever they're hungry

examples stop staring at me like that

you're making me uncomfortable we all

stared at the beautiful girl-next-door

if you want to stare at him at least

don't make it self self-evident let's

continue with the word inspect when you

inspect something you take an active

role in examining something let's say

that you inspect the house before you

buy it

you can also inspect your friends house

to get some decorating ideas example you

must inspect the vehicle before you

purchase it and the last word for today

is gaze this is another word you can use

to replace the word look we use the word

gaze when we are admiring something or

someone when you gaze you usually look

at someone or something for a long time

examples Rachael gazed at Tom with

admiration as he spoke Bobby spent hours

gazing out the window waiting for his

dad to come home

cool let's continue with a point of view

story you will improve your English

grammar without memorizing any rules I'm

going to tell the same story twice so

pay attention to the different grammar

points it's a technique that I use in my

courses you just have to listen and

enjoy the story let's listen to the

story in the present tense

have you ever heard of detective Columbo

he's a fictional character and one of

the most-watched TV shows in the 80s

and what does this homicide detective do

on a typical day well every time he gets

to a crime scene he inspects the

surroundings from a distance so he can

spot anything out of the ordinary

he always views every detail objectively

since he deals with complex crime scenes

when he approaches potential suspects he

stares at them directly in the eye

while he interrogate them he

meticulously inspects all the evidence

in great detail so he always bought

something others might miss out on

finally once he gathered all the

evidence he gazes into the sky trying to

figure out who the bad guy is let's

listen one more time the same story in

the past tense

have you ever heard of detective Columbo

he was a fictional character and one of

the most watched TV shows in the 80s and

what did this homicide detective do on a

typical day well every time he arrived

and the cry scene he inspected the

surroundings from a distance so he could

spot anything out of the ordinary he

always viewed every detail objectively

since he dealt with complex crime scenes

when he approached potential suspects he

stared at them in the eye while he

interrogated them he meticulously

inspected all the evidence in great

detail so he always spotted something

others missed out on finally once he

gathered all the evidence he gazed into

the sky trying to figure out who the bad

guy was okay

this is the end of this point of view

story have you seen the power of the

point of view technique we have checked

a lot of grammar by merely using the

same story it's very easy to compare

different structures because you compare

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