be on the lookout for

idiom

variants or keep a lookout for
: to watch or search for (something or someone) : be alert to
Be on the lookout for flooded roads after heavy rainstorms.
The police officer walked through the neighborhood, keeping a (sharp) lookout for any suspicious activity.

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“Be on the lookout for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20on%20the%20lookout%20for. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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