动词过去式:overlooked 过去分词:overlooked 现在分词:overlooking 第三人称单数:overlooks
1 have or give a view of (a place) from above 俯瞰, 俯视（某处）
*My room overlooks the sea. 从我的房间可眺望大海.
* We overlook the church from our house. 我们可从家中俯瞰教堂.
* Our garden is overlooked by our neighbours' windows, ie They can see into our garden from their windows. 从邻居的窗户可看到我家的花园.
2 (a) fail to see or notice (sth); miss 未看到, 未注意到（某事物）
*He overlooked a spelling error on the first page. 他没有看出第一页中有个拼写错误.
(b) take no (official) notice of (sb/sth); ignore 忽视, 忽略（某人[某事物]）; 不理会
*He was overlooked (ie He was not considered for the job) when they set about choosing a new manager. 选任新经理时没有考虑他.
* We can afford to overlook minor offences. 我们可以不计较小过.
* She overlooked his rudeness and tried to pretend nothing had happened. 她没有理会他的粗鲁举动, 竭力装作若无其事的样子.
to not notice something, or not see how important it is
= miss It is easy to overlook a small detail like that. Nobody could overlook the fact that box office sales were down.
to forgive someone's mistake, bad behaviour etc and take no action She found him entertaining enough to overlook his faults.
if a house, room etc overlooks something, it has a view of it, usually from above Our room overlooks the ocean.
1. He decided to overlook her mistake. 他决定原谅她的错误。