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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. Albert Einstein:

    A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving. A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.

  2. Steve Wadlington:

    Existing water damage can lead to big problems if left untreated, look for evidence around sinks, plumbing fixtures, and under windows for mold, broken caulking and leaking around sinks, or bubbling paint on drywall.

  3. Lori Gregory:

    We never dreamed that we'd be doing work with llamas and alpacas, we came to Oregon 20 years ago, and bought 2 ½ acres. Basically, we got tired of mowing the lawn, so we went to the fair to look for some animals to keep it eaten down.

  4. Stephanie Pfeifer:

    Building on the positive engagement with BP ... investors will continue to look for progress from the company in addressing climate change. This includes how it will invest more in non-oil and gas businesses.

  5. Andrew Sherman:

    I was like, ‘Jack, we gotta look for this guy until the Coast Guard gets out here and tells us to stop,’.


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