[Grammar] look in/into one's face

inase

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Do all the following sentences sound natural?

1. He accosted the little girl, crouched down, and looked up in her face.
2. He accosted the little girl, crouched down, and looked up into her face.
3. He accosted the little girl, crouched down, and looked in her face.
4. He accosted the little girl, crouched down, and looked into her face.

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He would look at her face.
 

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He'd be more likely to look in/into her eyes.
 
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