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Be a person's own responsibility or problem:‘if you can't take an interest in local affairs, that's your lookout’
problem, concern, business, affair, responsibility, worry, difficultyView synonyms
- ‘If people laugh at me behind my back, well, that is their lookout.’
- ‘If one of the party wants to go to bed at nine every night, that is their lookout.’
- ‘After all, if I want to invalidate my warranty by getting somebody to stick some extra memory or a chip that allows me to play games from different regions, shouldn't it be my lookout?’
- ‘If the other man left it too long, that was his lookout.’
- ‘If he chose to ignore it, well then, that was his lookout.’
- ‘Well, if they are not here, that is their lookout.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.