Even though 看 is the most common term for “look, watch, or see”, to express different ways of “looking, watching, or seeing”, the word “视” is used. Which words can 视 collocate with to express different ways of “looking, watching, or seeing”?
环视 look around
shí wǔ fēn zhōng zhī hòu wǒ biàn de jiāo zào bù ān qǐ lái , kāi shǐ huán shì zhōu wéi de guān zhòng 。
After 15 minutes of this I began to get restless and looked around at the audience.
斜视 look sideways, cast a sidelong glance, skew (at)
Tā bù nài fán de xié shì le tā yī yǎn。
She shot him an impatient side-glance.
俯视 overlook, look down at, look down
Tā jiāng chuāng lián lā dào yī biān, fǔ shì jiē dào.
Drawing the curtain aside, he looked down into the street.
仰视 look up
luó bó tè tū rán jǔ mù yǎng shì shí , fā xiàn tiān kōng yǒu yí dào cǎi hóng
When looking up suddenly, Robert saw a rainbow in the sky.
窥视 peep at, spy on, take a furtive glance, watch stealthily, look into
Tā céng liǎng cì tòuguò qiáng fèng kuīshì tā.
On two occasions she had peeked at him through a crack in the wall.
注视 look attentively at, gaze at, give sb. the eye, have one’s eye on, clap eyes on
Tā zhùshìzhe tā, liǎn shàng dàizhe wēnróu ér mǎnzú de wéixiào.
She was gazing at him with a soft, contented smile on her face.
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