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Look up to

DEFINITION

Respect. Admire. As a small child will look up to their parent, this phrase indicates a looking up in a respectful and loving way towards someone else, such as a mentor.

“When I began my own business, I had to look up to your grandpa for the business he started so successfully.”

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