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

The meaning of "Overlook" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Unless overlooked,.. mean?
A: unless you missed seeing it or noticing it
Q: What does Unless overlooked, ... mean?
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: What does overlook mean?
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: What does overlook mean?
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: What does overlook mean?
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: Please show me example sentences with 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: Please show me example sentences with "overlook".
A: I overlooked the details.
He tends to overlook the important stuff.
Q: Please show me example sentences with 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: Please show me example sentences with 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: Please show me example sentences with 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: What is the difference between overlook and oversee ?
A: Oversee is when your or someone is supervising another person/watching to make sure they do things correctly for example is a job with a manager or someone being trained for a new position.

Overlook is when you forget about something or assume that it’s not important but actually may have been important to you or finishing a project “I overlooked how important it is to wear socks when I got back with blisters all over my feet playing soccer for 20 minutes” or “I overlooked adding concrete between the bricks and my structure fell to the ground after a small storm”

Others please add your opinions because I feel like “overlook” can be used other ways too
Q: What is the difference between overlook and 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: What is the difference between overlook and look over ?
A:
@qhao7: overlook means not looking (excuse)
look over means , to look
these are opposite words
Q: What is the difference between overlook and 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: How do you say this in English (US)? overlook 和look over在用法上有什么具体的区别
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Other questions about "Overlook"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce overlook.
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Q: Would you overlook this please? does this sound 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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