Meaning: to watch something happen without taking part in it

Examples:

Look on the bright side – no one was badly hurt.

You go speak to the group. I will just stand in the corner and look on.

About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.