look+forward+to

  • 1 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 …

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

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  • 3 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 •… …

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  • 4 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 …

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  • 5 look forward to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms look forward to : present tense I/you/we/they look forward to he/she/it looks forward to present participle looking forward to past tense looked forward to past participle looked forward to look forward to… …

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  • 6 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 * * * …

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  • 7 look forward to — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you look forward to something that is going to happen, you want it to happen because you think you will enjoy it. [V P P ing/n] He was looking forward to working with the new Prime Minister. 2) PHRASAL VERB If you say that… …

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  • 8 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 …

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  • 9 look forward to — verb To anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure. When we call to mind the gracious indulgence of Heaven by which the American people became a nation; when we survey the general prosperity of our country …

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  • 10 look forward to — phr verb Look forward to is used with these nouns as the object: ↑retirement, ↑visit …

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  • 11 look forward to — I look forward to Rebecca s call Syn: await with pleasure, eagerly anticipate, lick one s lips over, be unable to wait for, count the days until …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 12 look forward to — Synonyms and related words: anticipate, approach, await, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be to be, be to come, calculate on, come, come on, contemplate, count on, draw near, draw on, envisage, envision, expect, foreglimpse, foresee, forestall …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 look forward to — {v.} 1. To expect. * /At breakfast, John looked forward to a difficult day./ 2. To expect with hope or pleasure. * /Frank was looking forward to that evening s date./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 look forward to — {v.} 1. To expect. * /At breakfast, John looked forward to a difficult day./ 2. To expect with hope or pleasure. * /Frank was looking forward to that evening s date./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 15 look\ forward\ to — v 1. To expect. At breakfast, John looked forward to a difficult day. 2. To expect with hope or pleasure. Frank was looking forward to that evening s date. •• to think about some future time or event with positive, good feelings …

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  • 16 look forward — phrasal to anticipate with pleasure or satisfaction < looking forward to your visit > …

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  • 17 look forward to — (smth) anticipate with pleasure He s been looking forward to the concert for a long time …

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  • 18 look forward to — wait for with pleasure, wait eagerly for …

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  • 19 look forward to — Syn: await with pleasure, eagerly anticipate, lick one s lips over, be unable to wait for, count the days until …

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  • 20 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… …

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