Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Overlook"

The meaning of "Overlook" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Unless overlooked,..?
A: unless you missed seeing it or noticing it
Q: O que significa Unless overlooked, ...?
A: It means to fail to notice, consider something or do not realize how important it is. ( for example a fact or a problem)
Q: O que significa overlook?
A: It means to fail to look, to ignore something by accident. It uses "over" in the sense of "to pass over something and skip to the next thing."
Q: O que significa overlook?
A: It can be used in different ways for example an overlook is a structure used to help with sightseeing.
Jerry climbed the overlook to get a better view.
The one I think you mean though is to overlook a piece of information.
I overlooked the entire section on fires.
Q: O que significa overlook ?
A: To miss something or not notice it.

"The details were there in that file"
"I must have overlooked them"

Or

"I'm willing to overlook the fact you've never read the Harry Potter series because you're so nice"

In that instance you're willing to look past or wilfully ignore something you don't like.

Example sentences using "Overlook"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com I’m sorry for overlooking your e-mail. Or for missing your e-mail?.
A: I think both are okay, but "overlooking" has a more formal nuance.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "overlook".
A: I overlooked the details.
He tends to overlook the important stuff.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overlook.
A: Don't overlooks this chapter, it might be on the test.
Don't overlook Ireland on your world tour, the scenery is beautiful.
Don't overlook the film just because of the bad reviews.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overlook.
A: 1. (Fail to notice something)
I'm sorry I overlooked this mistake, I'll make sure to be more careful next time.
I can't believe I overlooked this problem.
2. (View from above)
Our house on top of the hill overlooks the town.
The mountain overlooks miles of dense forest.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com overlook.
A: I overlooked your mistake - I didn't notice your mistake.

The room overlooks the mountains - You can see the mountains from the above from the room.

Synonyms of "Overlook" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre overlook e give on to ?
A: Both can mean the same thing. However, give on to also can mean adjoins or lead to. See https://www.lexico.com/definition/give_on_to
Q: Qual é a diferença entre overlook e overshadow ?
A: “Overlook”
Literally: To “look above/over” something

Figuratively: To ignore something, to not notice something

Examples:

“The balcony overlooks the park”
(From the balcony, you can see the park from above)

“He overlooked my mistake”
(He ignored or didn’t notice my mistake)

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“Overshadow”
Literally: to cover something in it’s shadow

Figuratively: to “look more important”, to look “better”, “get more attention” than something else

Examples:

“The mountain overshadows the village”
(The mountain causes a the village to be in it’s shadow)

“Her trophy overshadowed all of my achievements”
(Her trophy gets much more attention/appears more impressive than my achievements
Q: Qual é a diferença entre overlook e neglect ?
A: Overlooking is not noticing or ignoring something.
Neglecting is failing to do something you should have done, intentionally or not.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre overlook e letting me off the hook ?
A: Overlook means to not notice something "I overlooked that"
To let someone of the hook means that someone has hurt you and you are forgiving them "I let her off the hook even though she cheated on me"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre overlook e brush off ?
A: brush off means to not pay attention to something or someone on purpose.
overlook means to not pay attention to someone or something by accident.

Translations of "Overlook"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? overlook 和look over在用法上有什么具体的区别
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Overlook"

Q: I must overlook dangerous. soa natural?
A:
"I must be vigilant."
"I must pay careful attention."
"I must be on my toes."
"I must be alert for anything."
"I can't lose focus."
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar overlook.
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Q: Would you overlook this please? soa natural?
A: That's a perfectly fine sentence, but we would probably say "I didn't mean to do that" or "Sorry, don't look at that" depending on context

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