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To search (about or around) for something
“Eventually, the street under the street lamp was covered in friends of the Hodja, all on their hands and knees, helping him to look for his lost keys.”
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To encourage (to happen) through one's actions
“If we wish to be free from trouble, we should never look for trouble, never think about trouble, never expect trouble, and never create trouble.”
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To anticipate or expect something
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“Forests are not a place where one would expect to look for product innovation.”
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Look for
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Be spoiling for something
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(followed by for) To look for or seek
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To have as a requirement or necessity
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To request the help of someone, often in the form of money
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To subject (a place, text, etc.) to a thorough search in order to locate something
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To wash gravel in a pan to separate out (gold)
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To search around, or look out, for something
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To pursue in order to catch or catch up with
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To find out or to discover through searching or studying
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