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  • 1look for — (something) to expect something. We re looking for snow in the Great Lakes on Tuesday. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of look for something (= to search for something) …

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  • 2look for — ► look for attempt to find. Main Entry: ↑look …

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  • 3look for — index delve, expect (anticipate), ferret, hunt, spy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4look for — verb 1. try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of (Freq. 50) The police are searching for clues They are searching for the missing man in the entire county • Syn: ↑search, ↑seek • Derivationally related forms: ↑s …

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  • 5look for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms look for : present tense I/you/we/they look for he/she/it looks for present participle looking for past tense looked for past participle looked for 1) look for someone/something [usually progressive] to hope… …

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  • 6look for — {v.} 1. To think likely; expect. * /We look for John to arrive any day now./ * /The frost killed many oranges, and housewives can look for an increase in their price./ * /Bob wouldn t go for a ride with the boys because he was looking for a phone …

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  • 7look for — {v.} 1. To think likely; expect. * /We look for John to arrive any day now./ * /The frost killed many oranges, and housewives can look for an increase in their price./ * /Bob wouldn t go for a ride with the boys because he was looking for a phone …

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  • 8look\ for — v 1. To think likely; expect. We look for John to arrive any day now. The frost killed many oranges, and housewives can look for an increase in their price. Bob wouldn t go for a ride with the boys because he was looking for a phone call from… …

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  • 9look for — phr verb Look for is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑inspector, ↑researcher Look for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accommodation, ↑answer, ↑apartment, ↑clue, ↑compromise, ↑cure, ↑damp, ↑employment …

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  • 10look for — Synonyms and related words: address, angle for, anticipate, approach, ask for, await, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be to be, be to come, beat about for, bid for, calculate on, canvass, come, come on, count on, court, delve for, dig for,… …

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  • 11look for — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. research, pry, follow; see hunt 2 , search , seek 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To look forward to confidently: anticipate, await, bargain for (or on), count on, depend on (or upon), expect, wait (for). Informal:… …

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  • 12look for — he s looking for a book about begonias Syn: search for, hunt for, try to find, seek, try to track down, forage for, scout out, quest for/after …

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  • 13look for — attempt to find. → look …

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  • 14look for — 1. Expect. 2. Search, seek, look after …

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  • 15look for — 1) think likely, expect They are looking for John to become the next sales director of the company. 2) try to find, search for, hunt She has been looking for her credit card all morning but she can t find it …

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  • 16look for — Syn: search for, hunt, try to find, seek, cast about/around/round for, try to track down, forage for …

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  • 17look for — phrasal 1. to await with hope or anticipation 2. to search for ; seek < looking for a new car > …

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  • 18look for — verb To search; to seek. He spent his life looking for the truth …

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  • 19look for — search for, seek …

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  • 20look after - look for — ◊ look after If you look after someone or something, you take care of them. She will look after the children during their holidays. It doesn t worry me who owns the club so long as it is looked after. ◊ look for If you look for someone or&#8230; …

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