peek


peek
01. I'm just going to put on my bathing suit. Turn around, and don't [peek].
02. The children nervously [peeked] through their fingers as the Wicked Witch of the West screamed angrily at Dorothy and the scarecrow.
03. The boys [peeked] over the fence at the girls in their bikinis.
04. The students tried to get a [peek] at the test that was sitting on the teacher's desk before she came into the room.
05. As a child, I always tried to get a [peek] at my presents before Christmas arrived.
06. The young boy kept [peeking] at his mother during the game to see if she was watching him.
07. He always cheats on his tests; he writes the answers on a sheet of paper that he [peeks] at from time to time.
08. The kitten [peeked] around the corner to where the dog was sleeping on the rug.
09. You can have a quick [peek] at the cake for tomorrow's party but after that, it's time for bed.
10. The nervous groom tried to sneak a [peek] at his future bride as she put the final touches on her make-up before the wedding ceremony.
11. Okay, I'm going to run and hide. You count to ten, and then try to find me, but don't [peek] while I'm running away.
12. A recent Gallup survey showed that in the United States, 8 percent of kissers kept their eyes open, but more than 20 percent confessed to an occasional [peek].
13. The little boy [peeked] through the crack in the wall of the girls' changeroom.
14. My niece laughs every time I lean over and [peek] at her from above her stroller.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • PEEK — ist die Abkürzung für Polyetheretherketon siehe Polyetherketone ein Befehl der Programmiersprache BASIC, das Gegenstück zu POKE Peek ist der Name von Frank William Peek (1881–1933) US amerikanischer Elektrotechniker. Kim Peek (* 1951), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Peek — ist die Abkürzung für Polyetheretherketon siehe Polyetherketone ein Befehl der Programmiersprache BASIC, das Gegenstück zu POKE Peek ist der Name von Frank William Peek (1881–1933) US amerikanischer Elektrotechniker. Kim Peek (1951–2009), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Peek — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda PEEK es una instrucción, en lenguaje BASIC, que usaban los antigüos ordenadores de 8 bit, como el ZX Spectrum. Dicha instrucción se encargaba de recuperar un valor en una determinada dirección (posición) de memoria.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • peek — [pi:k] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from [i]Dutch kieken to look ] 1.) to look quickly at something, or to look at something from behind something else, especially something that you are not supposed to see →↑peep peek at/through/into etc… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • peek — (v.) late 14c., piken look quickly and slyly, of unknown origin. The words peek, keek, and peep all were used with more or less the same meaning 14c. 15c.; perhaps the ultimate source was M.Du. kieken. Related: Peeked; peeking. The noun meaning a …   Etymology dictionary

  • Peek — Peek, v. i. [OE. piken: cf. F. piquer to pierce, prick, E. pique. Cf. {Peak}.] To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peek — peek; peek·a·boo; …   English syllables

  • peek — / peep [n] sneaked look blink, gander*, glance, glimpse, look see, sight; concept 623 peek / peep [v] sneak a look blink, glance, glimpse, have a gander*, look, peer, snatch, snoop, spy, squint, stare, take a look; concept 623 peep …   New thesaurus

  • peek — /peek/, v.i. 1. to look or glance quickly or furtively, esp. through a small opening or from a concealed location; peep; peer. n. 2. a quick or furtive look or glance; peep. [1325 75; ME piken (v.); perh. dissimilated var. of kiken to KEEK] Syn.… …   Universalium

  • PEEK — PEEK: DIN Kurzzeichen für Polyetheretherketone …   Universal-Lexikon

  • peek — n peep, glimpse, glance, *look, sight, view …   New Dictionary of Synonyms