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    #1

    Smile "(to) look at a TV program"

    Hi,

    Do native English speakers say "(to) look at a TV program"?
    Is it idiomatic?

    For example:
    I looked at a TV program yesterday which is about ....


    I think the following two are correct:
    I watched a TV program yesterday which is about ....
    I saw a TV program yesterday which is about ....


    Sincerely,

  2. #2

    Re: "(to) look at a TV program"

    Normally, I would say I watched NUMB3RS and CSI:NY last night.

    You're correct. Watched and saw would be used rather than looked at.


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    Re: "(to) look at a TV program"

    You are right. Mostly we say "watched a TV program". However, elderly people sometimes still say "looked at TV".

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