Ross looked up from his sandwich and nodded at the dead snake.

The source of this paragraph is an exam.

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    What specifically don't you understand? (About the sentence, not paragraph.) People often look down at their food while they're eating it, so looking "away" at something else would normally involve looking up. Mar 12 at 11:17
  • Actually looked up could mean to search for and find in a text, index, etc. The phrase @Fateme needs to understand is, Looked up from. You can look up the phrase looked up from in any online dictionary.
    – EllieK
    Apr 13 at 12:46

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Ross was eating his sandwich and looking at it while he was eating. Then, he looked up (in other words he stopped looking at the sandwich) and nodded at the snake)...

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