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    #1

    Look out the window/ Look out of the window

    Do 'look out the window' and 'look out of the window' mean the same? Are they used interchangeably?
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    Re: Look out the window/ Look out of the window

    In BrE, only "Look out of the window" is correct.
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    Re: Look out the window/ Look out of the window

    Both work in AmE, although I prefer the first version without the preposition.
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    #4

    Re: Look out the window/ Look out of the window

    I would say that both work in BrE. In fact, I usually say "I looked out the window and saw ...".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Look out the window/ Look out of the window

    Obviously both work for some BrE speakers.
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