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look for

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  1. search, seek, look forverb

    try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

    "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, anticipate, explore, look, research, essay, try, look to, assay, search, seek

  2. anticipate, look for, look toverb

    be excited or anxious about

    Synonyms:
    predict, search, counter, foreknow, previse, seek, forestall, call, prognosticate, look to, anticipate, foresee, foretell, forebode, expect, promise

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  1. look for

    Synonyms:
    expect

  2. look for

    Synonyms:
    search, seek, look after

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How to use look for in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Pfeffer:

    We had to look for diggingantsor follow a foraging ant back home.

  2. Grafton Thomas:

    Of course, law enforcement is going to look for similarities, youd be negligent if you didnt look.

  3. An Australian couple:

    I'm just grateful for everyone who pitched in and helped and came out to look for us, we're pretty lucky surviving and getting out of that.

  4. Will Hobbs:

    None of the crypto currencies currently fulfill any of the criteria that we would look for in an investible asset and we would continue to advise extreme caution. The rout in crypto currencies is still not finished.

  5. Robert Leahy:

    I believe there will be increasing non-compliance that is simply due to human nature, even when there's not a pandemic we, as a species, tend to make decisions that negatively affect our public health based on our immediate need, whether it's smoking, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, overeating, overspending... we are wired to look for immediate gratification. Remember, we were once scavengers. That's why this is very hard.


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