look forward
phrasal to anticipate with pleasure or satisfaction <
looking forward to your visit
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • look forward — v. (d; intr.) to look forward to (to look forward to spring; to look forward to a meeting with eager anticipation; I look forward to going) * * * [ lʊk fɔːwəd] (d; intr.) to look forward to (to look forward to spring; to look forward to a meeting …   Combinatory dictionary

  • look forward — verb expect or hope for (Freq. 7) I look to hear from you soon • Hypernyms: ↑expect, ↑look, ↑await, ↑wait • Verb Frames: Somebody s PP * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • look forward — verb To anticipate or expect; especially, to expect something to be pleasant. I enjoyed his writing very much, and I look forward to meeting him in person. See Also: look forward to …   Wiktionary

  • look forward to something — ˌlook ˈforward to sth derived to be thinking with pleasure about sth that is going to happen (because you expect to enjoy it) • I m looking forward to the weekend. • look forward to something doing sth We re really looking forward to seeing you… …   Useful english dictionary

  • look forward to something — look forward to (something) to be pleased or excited because something is going to happen. I m looking forward to my trip to Berlin and Paris …   New idioms dictionary

  • look forward to — (something) to be pleased or excited because something is going to happen. I m looking forward to my trip to Berlin and Paris …   New idioms dictionary

  • look forward to — index anticipate (prognosticate), expect (anticipate), forestall, prognosticate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • look forward to — [verb] anticipate, await, expect, hope for, long for, look for, wait for * * * AWAIT WITH PLEASURE, eagerly anticipate, lick one s lips over, be unable to wait for, count the days until. → look * * * look forward to To anticipate with pleasure •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • look forward(s) vs look forward to —   If you look forward / forwards it simply means you are looking ahead.   For example:   If you look forward you will see St Paul s Cathedral.   Look forward to is a phrasal verb.   When you look forward to something, you feel happy and excited… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • look forward(s) vs look forward to —   If you look forward / forwards it simply means you are looking ahead.   For example:   If you look forward you will see St Paul s Cathedral.   Look forward to is a phrasal verb.   When you look forward to something, you feel happy and excited… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

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