look forward


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)

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['lʊk'fɔːwəd]
(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)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • 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


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