at first sight

if something or someone seems a particular way at first glance, they seem that way when you first look at them.

The system is more complicated than it appears at first glance.


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  • first sight — index discovery Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • at first sight — adverb immediately (Freq. 2) it was love at first sight • Syn: ↑at first glance * * * adverb : without investigation or analysis : offhand, immediately, superficially …   Useful english dictionary

  • At First Sight — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Auf den ersten Blick Originaltitel: At First Sight Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1999 Länge: 124 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • At First Sight — Infobox Film name = At First Sight caption = director = Irwin Winkler producer = Rob Cowan Irwin Winkler writer = Oliver Sacks (essay) Steve Levitt (screenplay) starring = Mira Sorvino Val Kilmer Kelly McGillis Steven Weber |Nathan Lane Bruce… …   Wikipedia

  • at\ first\ sight — • at first glance • at first sight adv or adj. phr. After a first quick look. At first sight, his guess was that the whole trouble between the two men resulted from personalities that did not agree. Tom met Mary at a party, and it was love at… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at first sight — when someone or something is seen for the first time. For my brother and sister in law, it was love at first sight. At first sight I thought the test was easy, but there were some tricky questions. Related vocabulary: at first blush, at first… …   New idioms dictionary

  • at first sight — ► at first sight at the first glimpse; on the first impression. Main Entry: ↑sight …   English terms dictionary

  • at first sight — adverb Superficially, without a full inspection. It looks like a normal car at first sight. But when we open the hood, we discover something quite new. Syn: at first glance …   Wiktionary

  • at first sight — idi at the first glimpse; at once: love at first sight[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • at first sight — index prima facie (self evident) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • at first sight — apparently at first; when seen for the first time (also at first glance) …   Idioms and examples

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