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overlook

  • fail to notice (something)
  • have a view of from above
  • a commanding position or view
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Examples

Many researchers into the UFO enigma tend to overlook a very important fact.

The appointment was unanimous and, given the nature of humanities studies, it is doubtful that the department would overlook something as important as equity policies.

We shouldn’t overlook the error by finding it tiny in comparison to his crushing worldwide agenda.

Oddly enough, you sometimes overlook important details or fail completely to see and understand the other person’s point of view.

Laurie pinpoints a location and directs Shawn to a scenic overlook.

There are outstanding views of the Table Mountains from the glass overlook and walk-out balcony of the new Geology Museum.

A lot of people may overlook him now, but they’ll be sorry in the long run.

She pulled off onto a small overlook and we stared down at the valley in front of us as she turned off the car.

We need to have the spirit of forgiveness for our brethren and overlook small mistakes which happen during the running of organisations.

Liberals were once happy to overlook the country’s crimes, seeing only a model democratic state.

Here you can hike to a scenic overlook for an impressive view of the river and St. Ignatius Church, which served as a stop on the Underground Railroad.

However, while you are quick to overlook faults, the Thinker can be overly critical.

It was a serene overlook off of the Blue Ridge Parkway I found while looking for a quiet place to contemplate my post-residency plans.

However, we should not overlook what they did create in the provincial cities and industrial regions of Britain.

Longstanding ties often led us to overlook the faults of local elites.

The overlook at Coopers Rock State Forest in Monongalia County is breathtaking, and many localities have festivals throughout the fall.

The group had stopped on the way down a mountain on a small overlook.

Stone Mountain, the highest point, provides an overlook to the water.

she was more than ready to overlook his faults

I worry that we overlook important considerations when we equate care for adults with care for children.

In contrast, the auditor will be prepared to overlook immaterial errors in financial statements and in underlying records.

Or, if they do, they will overlook that error in their determination to snap up some stylish, low-priced quilts, lamps and rugs.

The main bedroom has two large windows which overlook Gordon Street, while the smaller bedroom is to the rear.

That does not require them either to assume that it is faultless or to overlook its faults.

she was more than ready to overlook his faults

In many situations where one group is the majority, they often overlook the important contributions of other members of society.

Line-of-business managers may overlook risks or fail to alert higher-ups when they do see them.

the overlook to the townsite

I left the garden (it started to rain a little) and walked up to the overlook for a long view of Lake Mendota.

Numerous government officials either have stakes in the mines or are bribed to overlook regulation breaches.