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Phrasal Verbs

look into

This page is about the phrasal verb look into

Meaning: If you look into something, you investigate it or you try to find out more about it.

Synonym: investigate, examine

For example:

  • look into sth One of our customers hasn't received her order yet. Could you look into it and try to find out what happened?

  • look into sth My car was stolen last week. The police say they're looking into it, but I'd be surprised if they catch the thief.

Nouns often used as objects with look into: case, matter, issue, problem, question, circumstances, allegation

Quick Quiz:

I told my lawyer about how the hospital had overcharged me, and he said he'd look into

a. my money

b. my doctor

c. my case

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Contributor: Matt Errey