Look Up To – Phrasal Verb of the Day
Today’s phrasal verb of the day is: Look Up To
Infinitive form: Look Up To
Present Tense: Look Up To/ Looks Up To
ing form: Looking Up To
Past tense: Looked Up To
Participle: Looked Up To
Look Up To is an inseparable English phrasal verb. It is also a three word phrasal verb.
This particular phrasal verb is mainly used when you view someone with respect and/or admiration
1. When the teacher asked who my idol is, I answered with, “I’ve always been looking up to Mother Theresa since I was a kid.”
2. People generally look up to people who exudes confidence, strength, and faith at all times.
Exercises: Write your answers in comments and we will correct them.
Complete the sentences below with the correct form of Look Up To.
1. Heidi ____ ___ __ her mother since her mother has always been there for her.
2. Sam does not ____ ___ __ people who disrespect him.
3. Sandra used to ____ ___ __ Lance Armstrong, but changed her mind when she learned about his doping .
4. My uncle _____ ___ __ a Nelson Mandela. For him, that man serves as his inspiration in life.
5. Whenever you feel unsure about a situation, it helps to think how the person you _____ ___ __ would’ve handled it.
Change the example sentences above to negative sentences (or positive, if the sentence is already negative). Then change them to questions.