Collocations of 视: How we look with our eyes?

collocations of 视

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

15分钟之后我变得焦躁不安起来,开始环视周围的观众。

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)

耐烦斜视

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

窗帘一边俯视街道

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

罗伯特突然举目仰视时,发现天空有一道彩虹。

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

她曾透过窥视

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

注视温柔满足微笑

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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