look ahead

phrasal verb

looked ahead; looking ahead; looks ahead
: to think about what will happen in the future
The past year has been successful and, looking ahead, we expect to do even better in the coming months.
often + to
Looking ahead to next year, we expect to be even more successful.

Examples of look ahead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Confidence: Medium-High A look ahead There could be a morning sprinkle Monday, but the day is dominated by sunshine. Ian Livingston, Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2024 The primaries are over, and Cincinnati-area voters can now look ahead to November's drama. Scott Wartman, The Enquirer, 1 Apr. 2024 Lawmakers are already looking ahead to 2025 spending fights, even before the 2024 fiscal year is funded. Jacob Bogage, Washington Post, 21 Mar. 2024 But because Biden and former President Donald Trump clinched their parties' nominations a week ago, the battleground state already is looking ahead to general election. The Arizona Republic, 19 Mar. 2024 These stunning looks ahead need to be talked about in detail. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 15 Mar. 2024 Ski season may be winding down, but the Ikon Pass is already looking ahead to next season with its lowest price and a host of new perks. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 14 Mar. 2024 The festival is the perfect farewell to summer, and a great way to look ahead to the spring planting season. Elizabeth Brownfield, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 Confidence: Medium-High A look ahead Rain continues on Saturday through midday and possibly into the afternoon. David Streit, Washington Post, 29 Feb. 2024

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“Look ahead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20ahead. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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