look forward to

  1. (intr, adverb + preposition) to wait or hope for, esp with pleasure

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How to use look forward to in a sentence

  • We look forward to-day, not to predict what will be, but to see what ought to be, and what we purpose shall be.

    The Negro and the Nation | George S. Merriam

Other Idioms and Phrases with look forward to

look forward to

Eagerly anticipate, as in I'm looking forward to their visit, or Jim looked forward to the day when he could retire. [First half of 1700s]

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