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This exercise practises verbs meaning look (at) or watch. Choose the best word to put in each gap. Make sure that you put it in the correct form.

examine, eye, glance, inspect, observe, peer, stare, view

1. Suddenly there was a knock at the door. Janice wasn't expecting any one at that time of the day, so she carefully (1) through the curtain to see who was there.

2. We've just got a letter form the Education Ministry. We're going to be (2) in three months' time so we have to make sure all the teachers are prepared.

3. Jane! Don't look now, but I think that man sitting at the table in the corner is (3) us up. I wonder what he wants?

4. As the train pulled into the station Jason, (4) nervously at his watch. It was getting late so he decided to take a taxi to the company's offices.

5. After the archaeologists had finished digging up the bones, they took them back to their laboratory and (5) them carefully for the next few weeks.

6. I've got two tickets to (6) the new Spielback film tonight, before it opens to the public tomorrow.

7. The police occupied an apartment across the road from the criminals' hideout so that they could (7) their movements.

8. When I arrived at the village, all the children came out and (8) at me. It seemed that they had never seen a European before.