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Difference between Give someone a look-in and Look in on someone

give someone a look-in—give smb. a chance to be successfully involved in smth.:

  • Brogden is the only decent leader the Liberals have. But the polls don’t give him a look-in…

look in on someonemake a short visit to a person:

  • She has support from a daughter and two daughters-in-law who look in on her regularly.