glance verb

ADV. briefly, quickly, sharply Norton glanced sharply at him. | anxiously, fearfully, nervously She glanced nervously over her shoulder. | curiously glancing curiously about him | covertly He glanced covertly at his watch. | barely, hardly She barely glanced at him. | down, up She glanced up at him.

VERB + GLANCE pause to, turn to He turned to glance in our direction. | happen to At that moment she happened to glance up.

PREP. about/around/round She glanced around the room. | across/over She glanced across to where the others were standing chatting. | at She glanced briefly at his lapel badge. | towards He glanced towards the kitchen.