[Vocabulary] Look at/Take a look at

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Mr.Lucky_One

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I would like to ask if there is any difference between these two phrases.
Are they absolutely interchangeable?
 

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In what context do you want to use these expressions?

Give us at least a full sentence to consider.

Rover
 

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In what context do you want to use these expressions?

Give us at least a full sentence to consider.

Rover
I show an article from a paper or magazine to somebody. Which one is more suitable?
 

SoothingDave

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"Take a look at" seems a little more polite.
 
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